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Year 2019 Number 1-2

January - February

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Paris SIMA Show, technologies and projects for innovation in agriculture

The French agri-business show, a traditional appointment for agricultural mechanization, takes place from February 24th to 28th. For the first time ever, an Italian exhibiting area organized by FederUnacoma is hosted at the event. The interesting schedule of the show is mainly focused on electronic devices, with a view to the Startups implementing services for agricultural enterprises
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Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional: ice-strengthened

The versatile Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional tire makes its debut at SIMA in Paris. Developed by the Alliance Tire Group starting from the A550 Multiuse model, the Alliance latest creation is designed to operate in all weather conditions. In addition...
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Arag-Ynnova, technologies for agriculture 4.0

After the debut at EIMA International, the new Arag-Ynnova partnership also makes a stop at the SIMA in Paris, where the most innovative solutions for agriculture 4.0 take the stage. The technologies developed by the Venetian company (the headquarters are...
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Spraymax wagons, high technology for weeding

The Spraymax range of weeding wagons already presented in preview by Bgroup at EIMA International, makes a stop at the SIMA in Paris. This is a line of machines equipped with single-girder chassis, single shock-absorbed rear arm and the innovative...
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Tiger 190 by Celli, an organic rotary tiller

At the Sima in Paris, the spotlight on the “organic” version of the Tiger 190 rotary tiller. This is a model designed by Celli of Forlì, with mechanical solutions tailored for organic farming, such as the couple of twin front...
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New Holland: a new anti-stall system

New Holland wins the bronze medal for innovation at Sima 2019. The award was awarded for the reversal system of the direction of rotation of the Dynamic Feed Roll (DFR) mounted on the CR combine-harvesters. This innovation allows the operator...
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Salvarani technology for weeding bars

Present on the market for over 35 years, Salvarani began to produce technologies for the agricultural sector in a garage in Poviglio (Reggio Emilia), focusing mainly on the components sector. Since then, the company’s turnover has grown considerably (Salvarani also...
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A high-tech line for pesticide treatments from Geoline

In recent years, the sensitivity of farmers to environmental protection issues has grown significantly, especially with regard to pesticide treatments. This is why Tecomec, a company based in Reggio Emilia, has developed a line of technologies under the Geoline brand...

Year 2018 Number 10-11

October - November

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76 Industrial Graphics Evolution, the winning look

The presence of a production sector related to graphics and design applied to agricultural machinery at EIMA International is absolutely crucial. This is in fact one of the most lively and creative sectors, the dynamism of which can be explained...
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Teknoax 2.0: smart trailers project

The flagship of the ADR stand in Bologna (the headquarters are in Uboldo, Varese) is the Teknoax 2.0 technology. The manufacturer explains in a note that “The goal of the project is to provide a complete range of “smart” parts...
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AMA, avant garde solutions for crop

New important manufacturing solutions have been arriving in the sector of components. These products are provided by AMA in San Martino in Rio near Reggio Emilia preparing for the presentations of new ranges at the upcoming Bologna exposition. First up...
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Annovi Reverberi, high technology pumping systems

This is not the first time Annovi Reverberi takes part in Eima International, but in reality it’s almost as if it were. In fact, the 2018 edition of the Bologna show marks the debut of the partnership with Ace Pump...
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Arag, innovative components for agricultural machinery

At EIMA International 2018, Arag of Rubiera (Reggio Emilia) presents many innovations. First of all, the spotlight is on the Bravo 400S LT model. It is a computer on board a multi-row machine, which integrates the functions of navigation and...
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All the qualities of Benzi range

The Benzi Group division in Inzago in the Province of Milan is bringing a number of new products to the market beginning with combined torque limiters, a device now available on the Evolution high performance range of shafts with a...
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BKT: technological and sport challenges

Football is the key theme on which BKT’s promotional activity will be developed at the EIMA International Exhibition, after the participation of this Indian tyre company in sport promotional activities, which linked its trademark to the Italian second division championship....
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AGRO Drive, addition traction for difficult terrain

On soft, loose soils or when operating on banks or hillsides, agricultural vehicles often reach their limits. In order to facilitate vehicle start-ups on such surfaces and to prevent getting stuck, BPW, a German manufacturer located in Wiehl, has created...
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Tyres: richer the Bridgestone range

At the Bologna event, the Bridgestone range is expanded with the launch of the new VX-TRACTOR. “The Bridgestone range of premium VX-TRACTOR tyres is designed to achieve excellent performance both on soil and on the road, with high load capacity,...
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OPTI-LIFT by CBM, guaranteed safety

  OPTI-LIFT is the new product that CBM presents at the five day event in Bologna, an electro-mechanical device for the safe adjustment of the Slider tow hooks. The device (awarded as Technical Mention at EIMA 2018) consists of an...
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PIC, high-autonomy radiocontrol by Elca

Its name is PIC and it is a professional radiocontrol with three toggle switches and a mushroom-shaped stop button that allows you to perform up to five on/off commands (eight with a second function toggle), also available with analog-output potentiometer...
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Performance and safety of the new cardan GKN Walterscheid

It is called Ultra Plus and it is the new cardan shaft developed by the German company GKN Walterscheid (the headquarters are based in Lohmar, a city in the Land of Rhineland-Westphalia) to raise the bar in the performance of...
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Electronics and mechatronics, all the Hydac range

Technologies aimed at reducing the overall dimensions of diesel filtration systems, intelligent hydropneumatic suspensions, interconnected mechatronic systems for smart and precision farming: innovation is the star of the Hydac stand in Bologna
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Kohler Flex, the integrated system of KDI engines

At Eima International, Kohler presents a further development of the KDIdiesel engine platform, with the addition of new models all conform to the Stage V. Already characterized by “green” combustion, KDI engines present the Kohler FlexTM technology, a range of...
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Low noise pumps, new Marzocchi technology

Elika is a low noise pump designed and developed by Marzocchi Pompe of Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna) in close collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bologna, which received a mention in the EIMA 2018 technical innovation...
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MC Elettronica, evolution systems for agriculture

MC Elettronica, the company based in Rovigo (its headquarters are in Fiesso Umbertiano) goes to EIMA International providing a wide range of novelties. Here, in detail, the main ones.  Pro-Seeder. It is a system of photocells for row seed drills,...
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DPS technology, safe driving on all surface

DPS stands for Digital Power Steering.  It is a technology developed by the Ognibene Power company, from Reggio Emilia, to integrate the traditional driving device of off-highway vehicles with the most advanced automatic and GPS driving devices, without having to...
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SKD200 pumps, the efficiency of the new Rovatti

At EIMA International, Rovatti Pompe, an Emilian company based in Fabbrico, in the province of Reggio Emilia, offers all the bestsellers in its range as well as many new products. Among these, the new multistage centrifugal pumps with horizontal axle...
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Simol range: parking jacks compliant with ISO 12140

At the Bologna event, Simol of Codisotto di Luzzara (Reggio Emilia) offers a complete range of parking jacks - the DGI series - compliant with the ISO 12140 standard. “The ISO 12140 standard for agricultural machinery, agricultural trailers and towed...
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Slanzi Oleodinamica, the new brake valve

  At EIMA International 2018 the great news of Slanzi Oleodinamica, a company specialized in the manufacture of components based in Novellara (Reggio Emilia), is a universal trailer brake valve. The new component has been designed to offer the maximum...
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Zappettificio Muzzi, quality and wealth range

Innovation, investments, training. These are the watchwords of Zappettificio Muzzi, a Bologna-based manufacturer (the headquarters are in Castel Guelfo) specializing in the design and manufacture of mechanical components for machines used for working the land. Hoe blades for cutters, rotary...

Year 2018 Number 10-11

October - November

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Global exposition of machinery, a guide for the issues

The 2018 edition of EIMA International has planned a heavy schedule of conferences and meetings trained on technologies, the economy and current policies in the primary sector. The safety of mechanical means, digitalization of agriculture, management of water resources and young farmers are the principal issues to be taken up during the exposition coming up as a great promotion and commercial event also featuring time for information and cultural considerations
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EIMA 2018, a new landscape in the Bologna Trade Fair

The 43rd edition of the agricultural mechanization will feature the launch of Pavilions 28-29 and 30 and the format for decor will make it easier to recognize the theme salons. Strong video panels in the exposition grounds will signal orientation for the visitors expected to arrive from 150 countries
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EIMA 2018, a truly global event

Visitors from 150 countries are expected to arrive for the agricultural mechanization exposition along with official delegations from 70 countries through the organization of FederUnacoma and ICE, the Italian Trade Agency. Some 400 business people in the delegations will take part in business-to-business meeting with the exhibiting industries set up according to the merchandise categories of interest, with a special focus on Sub Saharan Africa, Asia and the Balkans
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EIMA innovation contest: winning technologies

On show in Bologna will be brand new machinery and devices selected and named for awards by a jury of experts. The technologies entered in the competition reach across all compartments, from tractors to implements and components. This year, the the exhibition of prize winning technologies will be shown with a new format to include information on increasing reality, which means a telephone system allowing access to the additional contents for descriptions of each single model on display of the way they work in operational settings
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Biomass, a strong point for the circular economy

The residues left after agricultural and agro-industries operations work are sources for generating energy and these prospects are becoming more important. The development of this supply chain requires efficient and integrated mechanization as is emerging in the technologies exhibited in the EIMA Energy Salon and through the program of public meetings to enliven the spirit of the five days of the Bologna exposition
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Mother Regulation, a directive that needs to be interpreted

interpreted One year from the launch of the new directive for the type-approval of agricultural machinery, an initial assessment can be made. The Mother Regulation required an intense effort of fine-tuning and clarification in the national and European institutions and to which FederUnacoma, the Association of Italian Manufacturers, has significantly contributed. Difficulties of application derived also from a number of substantial inaccuracies and false information that have raised critical issues even for companies in the phase of product adaptation
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EIMA M.i.A. at the center of defending the land

The EIMA M.i.A. Salon features four theme areas, for an interactivities monitors, video displays, conferences and impressive furnishings. The salon is running from November 7 to 11 in Pavilion 18 II in the Bologna trade fair, an initiative organized by Bio Habitat and Biodiversity.Bio in the setting of EIMA International
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Antonio Carraro, on show in Bologna

  Antonio Carraro is on maximum reserve about the new features the tractor manufacturer is bringing to the EIMA International exposition. The Campodarsego firm near Padua intends to take advantage of their scenographic stand to spring a vis a vis...
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Arbos, an increasingly complete range

From full-field tractors to seed drills, from specialized to equal-wheeled tractors, Arbos presents in Bologna a line of machines characterized by many advanced constructive solutions. The aim is to achieve an integrated offering of technologies for agriculture
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Sirio, powerful and agile in manoeuvring

This forklift truck is called Sirio, and it was made by Babini Giorgio srl, a company based in Longastrino (Ferrara) operating in the farming equipment sector for over 50 years. The official debut at EIMA International of the 1.5-tonne version...
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BCS, news on all ranges

Not just tractors, but also new-generation motor mowers and walking tractors. In Bologna, the brand of Abbiategrasso (Milan) offers many innovations in the haymaking segment with disc mowers for mountain uses, and in the specialized tractor segment with the L65 and L80 tractors
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LAND/P, high performance for the new Berti shredder

The Bolognese event showcases the new LAND/P folding shredder designed by Berti Macchine Agricole, a company from Caldiero (Verona) with a high level of specialization in the field of soil tillage machines. The latest addition to the Berti brand sees...
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Bonino, on-demand harvesting technologies

Bonino, a company of Sommariva Bosco (Cuneo), is a specialist in the design and production of super customized special machines for the harvesting of aromatic herbs, medicines and leafy vegetables. The spearhead in this area is the new and super-performing...
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Line 44 Campagnola, the complete range for pruning

Campagnola celebrates its sixtieth year of activity by launching, at EIMA International, a line of electrical equipment dedicated to pruning. As the company based in Zola Predosa (Bologna) explains, the models of the Line 44 series make up an integrated...
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Blu innovations and technologies signal Carraro Group success

The hybrid tractors the Carraro Group are introducing at EIMA International has achieved great recognition with the Blu award 2018 Technical Innovation award in the Technologies competition and the prize for respect for the environment. The awards decisively mark a...
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Anti-drift system by Cima

Cima will be in the spotlight at EIMA International where the manufacturer in Montù Beccaria in the province of Pavia will exhibit its range of pneumatic sprayers but the leading players will be the new innovative pneumatic sprayers and dusters...
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Claas combine harvesters and shredders, cutting edge solutions

News coming soon for the Tucano series combines, on display in Bologna with a significant technological renewal focused on productivity. News also for self-powered shredder loadeds, with the semi-tracked Jaguar 960 designed for maximum soil protection
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CMR304, the highly maneuverable Agrimec trailer

Countdown, at EIMA International, to launch an innovative four-axis fifth wheeled trailer, designed by Agrimec by Crosetto Elio & C. It is the CMR304 model which has been type-approved as requested by the rules of the Mother Regulation, and which...
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Dante Macchine Agricole: the subsoilers of the Ares XL line

The tilling machines of Dante Macchine Agricole, a Veneto company based in Bagnoli di Sopra (Padua), were created in response to the demand of those farms which - as the manufacturer notes in a technical note - are moving from...
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David Fruit Elt+W, the smart fertilizer spreader

At Eima International 2018, the David Fruit Elt+W spreader is on show at the stand of the Cuneo company Eurospand Cavallo. This is the electronically controlled version of the David Fruit model, an inter-row application for vineyards and orchards, which...
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Emak Oleo-Mac chainsaws for power and maneuverability

Emak in Bagnolo in Piano near Reggio Emilia is a manufacturer specializing in machinery and accessories for gardening, agriculture and forestry with technologies targeted on a public of professionals, hobbyists and gardening enthusiasts with an ample and diversified range of...
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Master Super: the new Falc range

Falc, a company from Faenza that for the last sixty yearshas been producing agricultural machinery in the name of quality and reliability, took the opportunity of Eima 2018 to present a new side and rear shredder called, Master Super. Created...
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From rakes to salt spreaders, the whole Faza range

In the agricultural equipment sector, the company from Città di Castello is a protagonist at EIMA International. At the Bologna show, the Umbrian team lands with all the highlights of its collection
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A Fendt full line appearing in Bologna

As usual, the German brand name is arriving for the EIMA International appointment for a great show of prized items in the manufacturer's collection. To cite some of them there are the 900 Vario MT and Vario 200 tractors, the IDEAL combine and the round balers and the Tigo compact forage wagons
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RF3 by Fontana, a quality harvester

The Fontana company, a manufacturing company based in Crescentino (Vercelli), arrives at the EIMA International exhibition by launching a new green bean harvesting machine, the RF3. As the manufacturer explains with a technical note, this is a mounted single-row application,...
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Modula Pro, an electric machinery for quincunx sowing

The new "Pro" version of the Modula model is appreciated for the innovative quincunx seeding management system, the device for the laying of the mulching film with mechanized and automated operations at the beginning and end of the field, the system to store and transfer work data
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Eternum SP 50 Frandent, a harrow for demanding terrain

A Piedmontese company active since 1977 in the fields of soil processing and haymaking, Frandent of Osa-sco (Turin) launches a new rotary harrow at EIMA International.  The Eternum SP 50 is folding model designed for heavy duty work, to be combined...
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Quality and performance for Gandini Meccanica chippers

In the exhibition stand of Gandini Meccanica - Mantuan company based in Guidizzolo with a strong specialization in the chipper market (more than 7 thousand machines produced compared to a catalogue composed of over 60 models) - the spotlight is...
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Tecnofruit, the harvesting wagon that cuts down the working time

  Present in the farming equipment sector for over 40 years, Hermes of Gargazzone (Bolzano) has its production site in Sirmione-Lugana (Brescia), specializing in the design and implementation of solutions for fruit harvesting. Above all, the Hermes brand is linked...
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Hortech, a complete range for horticulture

The Paduan company lands at the Bolognese event with all the most prized products from its range. A line of applications designed to meet the different needs of the horticultural sector, from soil preparation to harvesting
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Ideal, innovative technologies for crop protection

The Venetian company presents the main innovations regarding crop protection to the general public of EIMA International. This wide and diversified offering ranges from Save Drop misters to Loire sprayers, from the Perfection sprayers to the Poly misters
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Riva weeding wagon, a high-capacity machine

Galvanized (or painted) frame, low pressure diaphragm pump, polyethylene tanks, handwashing tank and system-washing tank with circuit. The Riva model weeding wagon is a towed application conceived by IMM of Canaletti di Budrio (Bologna), a company specializing in the manufacture...
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Full line, plenty of news from John Deere

Tractors, harvesters, combine harvesters: John Deere presents at EIMA International all the flagships of its catalogue. The 5G, 5E, 5R, 6R series enter the field in the tractor segment. The harvesters see the debut of the 9000 series, while the combines in the spotlight are the T560 and S770 models
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The new Kubota MGX-IV with high performance

The new Kubota MGX-IV Series of tractors is making its debut at the Bologna exposition. An 8 speed Powershift transmission, efficient hydraulics with flow control from the driver's seat and an ability to adapt to the terrain are some of the strong points of the series designed to ensure absolutely topflight performance
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LSB 1290 iD press, for high-density bales

The innovative Twinpact system makes the Kuhn model able to create high-density bales and avoid load peaks on the application as well as on the tractor. LSB 1290 iD ensures high performance both with traditional and biomass crops
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Kverneland seeders, effective and parsimonious

The Norwegian manufacturer comes to EIMA International with important news in the whole range. The sowing solutions with the Italian debut of the u-drill seeder and the launch of the new iXtra LiFe front tank are particularly noteworthy
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La Valle Verde, complete range for sod seeding

La Valle Verde is a dynamic company from Puglia - the headquarters are in Gravina, in the province of Bari - active in the agromechanical sector since 1998. In spite of its young age, the company, founded and run by...
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Cleangrape destemmer, a machine for delicate processing

The Cleangrape destemmer is a grape sorting system designed by the Treviso-based company LaCruz (a company based in Oderzo, specialized in viticulture technologies) with the aim of ensuring maximum cleaning of the product without damaging it and without compromising its...
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Landini: high tech specialized tractors for agriculture 4.0

Rich technology offerings on the Landini stand at EIMA International. We start from the new Rex 4 series, vying for the title of Best of Specialized, proposed with a power range from 70 to 112 horsepower. The highlights are the Rex 3 Series and the Trekker 4 F and Trekker 4 C tracked utility vehicles
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Diamant 16, the new Lemken ploughs focus on consumption

After the great success of the Diamant 11 ploughs, with more than 4 thousand models sold, Lemken launches the Diamant 16 series at EIMA International, available on the market starting from 2019. The new range signed by the German company,...
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Vortex is a multifunctional machine for soil preparation

MA/AG Agricultural Machinery is arriving at EIMA International with a number of the manufacturer’s leading products opening with the Vortex parallel cultivator with independent discs, a multifunctional machine for soil preparation to be used as needed for breaking soil, subsoiling...
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Technology and breadth of the Manitou handlers

Off-road forklift trucks, compact telescopic handlers and a great range for meeting all requirements plus telehandlers with articulated frames for specific moving coming to EIMA International by the manufacturer Manitou.
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The CUT.25 system Mascar favors quality

The quality of the forage is essential for the proper feeding and, therefore, for the health of livestock.  From this point of view, the product storage and conservation procedures are of no less importance.  What can make a difference, both...
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Maschio Gaspardo, high tech solutions for processing

Seeders, ploughs and atomizers are just some of the types of products that Maschio Gaspardo presents at EIMA International. Particular anticipation for the new seeders equipped with Chrono element, which arrive in Bologna after their debut in Hannover
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Ibis 2130 LP self-propelled sprayer, the new product by Mazzotti

It’s time for new products from the Mazzotti brand. The Ravenna-based company, which this year celebrates its seventieth anniversary from its foundation, launches a new self-propelled sprayer at EIMA International. This is the model Ibis 2130 LP, a machine designed...
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X7.6 P6-Drive, McCormick comfort and performance

At the Bologna event, McCormick presents the X7.6 P6-Drive series, which features the introduction of innovative technological solutions, starting with the 6 Powershift and 5 range transmission that includes the Stop & Action and Smart Auto Powershift functions, the Engine Brake system and the front independent suspension, which improves the grip and stability of the tractor
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Soil preparation, Meritano aims for reliability

Fixed and side-shift rotary tillers, fixed, reversible and side-shift shredders as well as rotary and roadside harrows are the soil preparation machines the Piedmont manufacturer Meritano, located in Villanova d’Asti, have been specializing in for as long as 60 years...
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Negri C13 chipper, efficient and robust

At EIMA International, the attention is on the chipper with petrol and/or C13 diesel engine, designed by the Mantuan company Negri Srl (the headquarters are in Campitello di Marcaria) for shredding different types of branches and, above all, for chipping...
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New Holland: the new TH Series telehandlers

The TH range from New Holland includes 6 models and 14 versions. From the entry level S version up to the Elite version, the TH telescopic handlers have been designed to offer tailor-made solutions for the operational needs of various agricultural activities
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Cutting-edge solutions for Nobili shredders and sprayers

One of the most anticipated novelties of the Nobili stand at EIMA International is NMI technology, a system that alerts the operator when problematic situations arise in the operation of the forage harvester. The Bolognese company's new machines for shredding and pesticide treatments are also on display
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Olimac heads, maximum efficiency in harvesting

At EIMA International, in the Olimac exhibition spaces – the company is headquartered in Margarita, in the province of Cuneo – much emphasis is given to the high-performance corn heads DragoGT, Drago2, and the Drago Gold, the sunflower and sorghum...
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Ortomec show the 8450 electric harvester

At Eima International, electric powered machines are gaining more and more importance, thanks to the new models launched by the Venetian company Ortomec (the headquarters are in Cona). First of all, the 8450 harvester is ideal for large surfaces -...
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New Peruzzo product ranges on exhibit in Bologna

A wide range of new products planned by Padua company, a manufacturer this year celebrating their 60th anniversary of work coming to the Bologna exposition with the Panther sprayer boom and items extending to the fully electric self-propelled Robofox-E mower
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Quality chipping with the PTH All Road from Pezzolato

PTH All Road is a self-propelled chipper now available in the 700 Hp version built by Pezzolato located in Envie near Cuneo for ensuring maximum agility and maneuvering in the most difficult terrain. This compact self-propelled drum chipper operating on...
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Pioggia Carnevali, efficiency and productivity in the management of wastewater

The latest arrival at Pioggia Carnevali (the headquarters are in Porto Mantovano - Mantova) is called Aeternum, a motor pump unit for the management of animal wastewater. Designed to feed self-propelled vehicles, pivots, irrigation booms and umbilical systems for spreading...
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Zephir by Ricosma, the smart sprayer

A sprayer with low environmental impact and minimum product dispersion. This is the design philosophy with which the technicians of Ricosma, a company based in Lonigo (Vicenza) specialized in pesticide treatment machines, have created the Zephir model, one of the...
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Roc merger, multifunctional and efficient

Roc, the Romagna manufacturer located in Camerano Poggio Torriana near Rimini is arriving to their EIMA International stand to present their RT range of continuous mergers. First of all is the RT 730 is built in two elements and equipped...
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Cyclone Super-Flex, the new Rotomec also approved for road use

Over fifty years of experience in the design and construction of agricultural machinery; this is the visiting card of Rotomec from Nogara, in the province of Verona, which at EIMA 2018 presents the Cyclone Super-Flex combined mower model, approved for...
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Versatile and multi-purpose, the B20 Seppi

Multifunctionality, versatility and cost reduction are the main features of the new Sebi B20 forestry mulcher.  Presented in Bologna during EIMA 2018, the B20 is not only a shredder, but also a cutter and a picker. The rear thrust connection...
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Sicma, innovative solutions for soil processing

It’s time for news at Sicma. At EIMA International, this company from Abruzzo (the headquarters are in Miglianico, in the province of Chieti) deploys all the prized pieces of its collection. It starts with the Sicma EC rotary harrow, a...
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Tecnoagri brushcutters, a range with high specialization

Tecnoagri is arriving at EIMA International for the presentation of the non-pivoting brushcutters, the Roller 100, Falcon 200 and Eagle 300 models, pivoting brushcutters, the Martin 300 PV, Flicker 400 PV, Stork 400 S PV and the Hawk 500 HV...
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Energy Saving System, the cutting system signed by Tecomec

Energy Saving System is the name of an innovative cutting device for brushcutters presented at EIMA International by Tecomec of Reggio Emilia. The Energy Saving System consists of the EasyFeed 102 head with easy automatic loading (Tap-N-Go series) and the...
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Valpadana 9000 Series under Spotlight

New for Valpadana, a brand of the Argo Tractors Group, which at EIMA 2018 presents the new 9000 Series for the power range between 95 and 102 Hp. Available with platform or cab, it stands out for its high performance,...
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Valtra tractors: Series A making their debut in Italy

Valtra are presenting their Series A tractors in Italy at the EIMA International exposition, tractors named Machine of the Year 2017 at the SIMA in Paris in the category 75 to 150 Hp. Then in 2018 the series was given...

Year 2018 Number 7-9

July - August - September

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4.0 Agriculture, technologies in the Field

The event in Umbria was a show dedicated to machinery and digital agriculture systems which brought in the participation of 6,000 farmers and technicians in the sector. For the near future the goal of the organizers' committee is to extend the EIMA Show beyond the regional borders to become an event with national attraction in light of the growing importance of precision agriculture and the IT control systems arriving in the coming years
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Digital agriculture, the third Green Revolution

There were two conferences set up for the EIMA Show for examining the prospects for digital agriculture and the applications not only at the level of agronomic techniques but also the issues of safety and insurance
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Alpego technologies for soil processing

This year, once again Alpego of Lonigo (Vicenza) responded with conviction to the rendez-vous in Eima Show 2018. The following machines worked in the fields of Casalina. Megacraker KX Series. It is a 9-anchor folding subsoiler with a working width...
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InPulse, an intelligent sensor network

AMA, based, in San Martino in Rio near Reggio Emilia, takes great pride in the InPulse system, a modular solution devised, designed and development for 4.0 agriculture thanks to consolidated experience in the sector of components and equipment for agriculture....
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Tera 12, the innovative display signed by Cobo

EIMA Show has staged the new Tera 12”/10”/7” display line, produced by the Cobo group, a business based in Brescia (headquarters in Leno) specialized in designing, developing and supplying of global solutions and of integrated systems for the off-highway vehicle...
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Junior, Dondi modular cultivator

Junior is a minimum-processing combined cultivator designed by the Umbrian company Dondi - based in Bastia Umbra, a stone’s throw from Assisi - to work simultaneously on three sites. The application is composed of: a front section with discs (model...
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Droinwork fleet, at the service of agriculture

Droinwork is a company based in Todi (Perugia) that offers a wide range of services based on drone technology. These include video recording, of course, as well as photogrammetric surveys (to detect characteristics of a terrain that is not easily...
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Enoagricola Rossi, innovative technologies for haymaking

At EIMA Show 2018, the Perugian company Enoagricola Rossi (based in Calzolaro di Umbertide) deployed the spearheads of its range. DM 6 3C. This is a lateral rear-mounted 6-disc mower with hydraulic lifting (it adapts to the terrain profile thanks...
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Fazas range flagships

  The company from Perugia Faza, (its headquarters are in Città di Castello) has presented this year, in Casalina di Deruta, two latest generation machines, two flagships of its range. The “Flos” fringe is an application with a 40 square...
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Vario 1050, standard-bearer of the Fendt range

Among the protagonists of the Casalina di Deruta event we find the multi-award winning tractor from the German company, already the winner of Tractor of the Year 2016. The Vario 1050 is equipped with some of the most innovative technologies from Fendt
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Fast and versatile the new FMAX transplanter

The FMAX transplanter, developed and produced by Ferrari Costruzioni Meccaniche of Guidizzolo (Mantova), is an ideal working tool for the transplantation of different types of vegetables, from tomatoes to cabbage, from peppers to eggplant. The versatility of the FMAX model...
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Soil processing: the complete Forigo range

At the EIMA Show, the spotlight is on the soil processing technologies of the Mantuan company Forigo (headquartered in Ostiglia, not far from the provincial capital). It starts with the Deeperino 300 sterilizer, a passive machine for the application of...
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At EIMA Show, the John Deere complete team

From the 5R series to the 7310R model, from the 6215R to the 8370R, 8400R, the company has deployed all the precious pieces of its collection in Casalina di Deruta. The 5R, 6115MC, 6155M, 6250R, 8400R and MTB S770 models are also highlighted
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Working the soil: a great Kuhn range

Kuhn presented the new Performer 4000 flagship range of deep working cultivators at the Casalina farm. These cultivators are designed to prepare the soil after harvest with one single passage. The versatile Performers manufactured by the French company can also be equipped with tools for a variety of operations
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Monster 770 Cut Plus, the Mascar round baler with high capacity

The Vicenza company Mascar gives an encore at the EIMA Show and, as happened in the 2017 edition, fielding in the field of Casalina di Deruta the variable chamber round baler (from 80 to 170 cm), Monster 770 Cut Plus....
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Maschio Gaspardo, a complete range for soil tillage

The Dracula cultivator, the Toro harrow and the Pantera tiller are just some of the protagonists of the Umbrian event, all equipment of the Paduan company which has always offered a wide choice of models for every type of soil processing
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MF 7700 S, a tractor series created for precision agriculture

The MS 7700 S range stands out thanks to a full array of technologies designed for all the requirements needed for 4.0 agriculture. These Massey Ferguson tractors are technological friendly, built to familiarize farmers with the most innovative agricultural practices
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The complete MaterMacc range in the Umbrian fields

The field tests of Casalina di Deruta give space to the MaterMacc seeders, with all the most representative models of a wide and varied catalogue. This range was designed by the Friulian company to meet all the production needs of operators in the primary sector
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Flexible and fast new Nardi applications

In the EIMA Show space dedicated to field tests, the spotlight focused on the Ergon model, a single-wheel, semi-mounted and reversible plough developed by Nardi, a company based in Selci Lama, in the province of Perugia. This machine’s point of...
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Shredding and spraying: Nobilis show

At Casilina di Deruta it was possible to watch working Nobili's technological solutions for the shredding and spraying sector. There was much emphasis on The RM, TBE TBE-S series 10 mulchers and the NF forestry mulcher. Special attention was also given to the ECO PLUS sprayers
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Roc series:in evidence continuous mergers

Also in the 2018 edition of EIMA, the Roc’s innovative continuous mergers stand among the key players of the Show. The producer’s headquarters are in Romagna, in Camerano Poggio Torriana, the Rimini area. In Casalina di Deruta, visitors to the...
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High quality mergers: Sitrex MKS Europe

A line of towed applications designed to work the product at high speed on any surface and with any type of forage, always ensuring the best quality of work. They are the MKS mergers, which were presented by Sitrex from...
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Effective and fast, the Caiman by Valentini

Caiman is a line of folding stone burier tillers designed by Valentini of Camposampiero (Padua) to meet the production needs of large farms. This is a range of applications with high power demand by the tractor, starting from the 180/400...
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Digital version of the Zucchetti agricultural robot

At EIMA Show’s second edition, Zucchetti Centro Sistemi has showcased the innovative automatic robot Agrirobot 4.0, for soil management and vineyard treatment Agrirobot was awarded already in 2016 with the Signaling and the Blue Award in the “Technical Innovation” competition...

Year 2018 Number 6

June

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EIMA Show, the big event of agriculture 4.0

From July 13th to 15th appointment in Casalina di Deruta with the field tests for EIMA Show. Three dedicated areas: one for haymaking, one for tillage, the third for combine harvesters. Besides the focus on technologies for agriculture 4.0 and precision farming - increasingly digital - the thematic insights, as well as the historical tractors will be highlighted, and there will also be a musical parenthesis with a folk group
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AEF Plugfest, between history and the future

This year Plugfest will celebrate its tenth anniversary in Bologna, the event is dedicated to ISOBUS and to digital technologies for agriculture. Born from the initiative of a group of engineers, Plugfest has become over the years a highly technical event, a benchmark for the activities of networking and protocol and operating systems integration developed by several companies that produce new generation electronic technologies
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Agriculture, the future is digital

The technical agenda of AEF, the association that gathers and coordinates researchers and activities in the field of digital agriculture and Isobus systems and precision technologies, has become increasingly widespread. AEF's President, Peter Van der Vlugt, interviewed by Mondo Macchina, highlights the wide range of activities, and the need to standardize the operating systems realized by the companies working in the area, in order to optimize their use and develop the market
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Advanced distribution for centrifugal fertilizer spreaders

In addition to an excellent control of distribution with traditional solutions, the new technologies related to fertilizer spreaders allow a profitable application even adopting the Variable Rate Tecnique, one of the cornerstones of precision agriculture. On the best models, different ways to control the distributed dose are available

Year 2017 Number 12

December

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EIMA Agrimach, the engine of Asian agriculture

The international exhibition dedicated to agricultural machinery and equipment will take place in New Delhi from 7 to 9 December. 300 Indian and foreign manufacturers will attend the exhibition showing thousands of models of machinery and components to suit any production requirement. Many official foreign delegations, from several Asian countries, will attend this exhibition as a result of the successful cooperation among Indian and Italian institutions
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Indian agriculture, a potential to be valued

The international EIMA Agrimach exhibition is an opportunity to assess the status of Indian agriculture and its progress. According to the data processed by the Ministry of Agriculture, during the period 2005-2006 and 2015-2016, production increased considerably for all types of product thanks to the introduction of innovative agronomic and mechanical technologies. The optimization of production factors is the key element which can compensate the risks associated with climate change and frequency of rainfalls that in this Asian country remains a very influential variable
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Policies and instruments to promote mechanization in India

Although the internal market has developed over the last few years, reaching huge sale volumes, the demand for agricultural machinery remains very high. The Asian colossus has to meet the demand for agricultural machinery by attracting new investments from abroad and using at its best the instruments available for financing innovation in the primary sector

Year 2017 Number 11

November

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ADR range, in accordance with the Mother Regulation

In a few months, from 1 January 2018, the so-called Mother Regulation will come into effect. It is the European regulation governing all the technical aspects of agricultural mechanization. Therefore, important news is expected by the agricultural machinery sector and...
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AMA, high tech solutions for components

Teknico is the name of a seat designed for agricultural machinery, earth moving machines and more generally for special vehicles. It was created by the Emilian company AMA (one of the world’s leading component sector industries, with its historic headquarters...
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Annovi Reverberi, an app for reciprocating displacement pumps

An “app” designed to monitor the operation of a pump displaying its functional parameters on the sprayer’s computer, or on tablets, or smartphones. It is the Annovi Reverberi latest novelty, shown at Agritechnica 2017: a simple and intuitive software, as...
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The electronic intelligence of the new ARAG models

ARAG presents many new products at Agritechnica 2017. We start with the tried and tested IBX100 multifunctional hardware, which is already available with an application for weeding and for granular spreading, and is now also available for multi-row machines, with...
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BKT: debut for the FL 637 tyre

Agritechnica 2017 is the ideal opportunity to present the latest BKT product. Hanover hosts the debut of the FL 637 (in size 520/50 R 17) as a tyre developed especially for spreaders, trailers and tanker lorries. The tread pattern design...
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Braglia SmartSpray, spraying on demand

Two new products from the Emilian company at Agritechnica. The first is SmartSpray, a system designed for sprayers which allows application range and pressure control. The second is the M203 Series valve, allowing for precise control of the bar section
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Firestone Traction 65 with a new footprint

The Firestone tire manufacturer in the Bridgestone Group is presenting the new Maxi Traction 65 model at the Agritechnica agricultural exhibition. The new tire has 11% deeper lugs than its previous model and  has wider lugs and wider tyre width,...
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Mechatronicsolutions by Comer Industries

At Agritechnica, Comer Industries puts on show the A-612 compact transmission for high-density prismatic presses, equipped with the patented “Torque-Split” dual-gear solution for high power density. The innovative system has enabled the company to offer a product featuring very high...
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Plus, a line of cardans for heavy duty uses

At Agritechnica, the spotlight is focused on the Plus models, a range of cardan shafts signed by the Abruzzo company Eurocardan (the headquarters are in Atessa, in the province of Chieti).  Available in sizes 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 (with...
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GKN-Walterscheid: debut of the Ultra Plus System cardan

Agritechnica hosts the first showing of the new Ultra Plus System cardan, launched by the German company GKN-Walterscheid. The innovative crosslinks stand out among its characteristics. The cardan features an improved lubrication system and the “P” series blue gaskets. The...
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MC Elettronica, innovative solutions for sowing by Editorial Staff

All the MC Elettronica’s expertise, acquired in over 35 years of business as a company specialist in manufacturing electronic equipment for the agricultural segment, will be exhibited at Agritechnica 2017, where the company of Fiesso Umbertiano (Rovigo) will show several...
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Technology for seeding: innovation signed ROJ

Active on the market for over 50 years now, the Bielese company Roj has diversified its business in the precision agriculture sector over the past decade, and at Agritechnica it introduces the most innovative solutions for seeders and transplanters. The...
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Rovatti Pompe, a rich range on display to Hanover

At Agritechnica 2017, Rovatti Pompe offers a part of its consolidated production range alongside several innovations that stand out for constructive design, hydraulic performance and a massive reduction in operating costs. Amongst the innovations on show in Hanover, the Emilian...
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Serigrafia 76 focused on Kromex

Serigrafia 76 will take part in the Hanover event with an extended range of three-dimensional Kromex logos designed especially for agricultural vehicles, with the possibility to make even small series of these decorations that until recently were reserved almost exclusively...

Year 2017 Number 11

November

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Agritechnica 2017, all that's new in Hanover

Green Future-Smart Technology is the theme for Agritechnica 2017, the leading trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment held in Hanover from November 12 to 18. A large number of new products and prize winning new technologies plus a full schedule of meetings on strategic issues on agricultural mechanization. The 2015 edition drew as many as 450,000 visitors and numerous members of the public are also expected to attend the upcoming review
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Annovi Aldo, a full range for winter road services

Technology and functionality in Aldo Annovi’s exhibition spaces at Agritechnica.The Modenese brand comes to the German event with its full range of winter service vehicles. It starts from the snow plough blades of the SF 20 series for tractors between 10 and...
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Mulchers: Bertis latest generation

The Berti Macchine Agricole exhibition area at Agritechnica 2017, will spotlight the Forest Pro, a forestry mulcher equipped with double transmission and fixed hammers. Forest Pro, designed to mulch uncultivated vegetation, brunches, and trunks with a maximum diameter of 50 cm, it is going...
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Livestock, the quality of Carri Trisystem

The Bonino manufacturer of self-loading mowers for forage in Sommariva Bosco near Cuneo dating back to 1946 is making its first appearance at the Agritechnicain Hanover with the Trisystem range. A technical note issued by the Piedmont company explained that these machines are designed...
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Cicoria HD 870 Big Baler, compact bales

The manufacturer Cicoria in the Potenza Province is returning to Hanover for the Agritechnica 2017 for the presentation of their new version of the Big Baler HD870 now equipped with the tandem system. The new HD 870 is packed with power and technology...
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Claas fullfield innovation

Claas innovations have been recognized by Agritechnica with a gold medal award and four silver medals. The awards were assigned by a commission of designated expert members of the German Agriculture Society DLG
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UML/S/DT, the versatile mulcher by FAE

The latest addition to FAE’s range is called UML/S/DT, a forestry mulcher with fixed tool rotor for tractors from 130 to 190 Hp, characterized by an innovative design, top performance and high quality construction materials. Designed as an intermediate model...
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Aerator-decompactor, a new product by Gramegna

At Agritechnica 2017, Gramegna will be previewing a new application for soil processing, whose patent is being recorded these very weeks. The commercial director of the firm, Massimo Gramegna, explains to Mondo Macchina that “this is a machine designed to...
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Hortech innovations, for quality horticulture

There are three innovations in the horticultural product sector being presented in Hannover by Hortech of Agna (Padua). The first is the SLIDE VALERIANA ECO, an electric machine for harvesting valerian, featuring an automated system for loading and unloading the...
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Ideal, innovation in plant protection treatments

The Paduan company Ideal (headquartered in Castelbaldo) attends the Hanover event with many new products. The following are the main ones. Drop Save is a certified Enama/Entam nebulizer that stands out for its innovative product recovery system. With Drop Save...
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StalkBuster, mechanical treatments against corn parasites

John Deere won the Gold Medal at the Agritechnica Innovation Award thanks to the StalkBuster system, developed in synergy with Kemper, a German company specializing in the production of rotary heads. Integrated into a corn harvesting head, the StalkBuster technology...
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M7002tractor: high performance and low fuel consumption

M7002 is the name of a tractor designed by Kubota to replace the M7001, making its debut in Hanover before the large audience of Agritechnica. Compared to the previous model, the M7002 comes with a 6-speed Powershift transmission (with a...
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Kverneland carrier frame tedders in the spotlight

Two new machines in the forage equipment sector from the Kverneland Group, the 8590C and 85112 tedders featuring compact build for transportalong with excellent performance in the field
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Landini Rex 4, efficient and ergonomic

The Landini Rex 4 specialist series cabbed tractor models, the V, GT and F, are coming up for presentation at the Hanover Agitechnica 2017 with a number of substantial construction innovations beginning with the new 4-cylinder Deutz 2.9 liter Tier...
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New MA/AGmodel for "Sicura" seeder

The new product presented by MA/AG at the German exhibition is the “Sicura” seeder in an SSP pneumatic version. It is a machine originally designed for sowing on hard ground, although it can also be used on partially processed soil,...
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Mascar round balers, all the news in the range

Atrio of new products for Mascar in Hanover. The Cut 25 cut system is designed for the short cutting of forage and is equipped with 25 high-strength blades placed on 2 rows for a cutting length of 42 mm. An...
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New MF 3700 Series of specialist tractors

Agritechnica is providing the occasion for Massey Ferguson to present the manufacturer's new generation MF 3700 specialists for vineyards, fruit orchards and other specialized operations. The new Wide Fruit range is ideal for work on Alpine terrain, hillside vineyards and for livestock raisers
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The newmodels from the McCormick stable

Renewed ranges, attention to technological content and high performance are the strengths of the McCormick brand for the 2017 edition of Agritechnica. The highlights at the Argo Tractors Group stand are the new X8, X6.55 and X5 Tier 4i series
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The intelligent combine signed by New Holland

The CNH Industrial Group has been named for a Silver Innovation Award for the Agritechnica 2017 for the first proactive regulation and automatic combine setting system, a totally new development in the sector
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Drago Gold, the new sunflower-sorghum head by Olimac

In addition to the famous DragoGT and Drago2 maize heads, the Agritechnica Olimac stand features Dragon Gold, the new sunflower- sorghum head designed by the Piedmontese company to bring together power, sturdiness and quality of work. The head comes with...
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Lettuce harvester, a novelty by Ortomec

Specialized for almost twenty years now in the mechanized harvesting of leaf products, Ortomec of Cona (Venice) presents at Agritechnica its full range of lettuce harvesting machines. In particular, an innovative fresh lettuce harvesting machine stands out among the Venetian...
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Pezzolato: the All Road self-propelled chipper

At Agritechnica, the spotlight is on the All Road model, a self-propelled chipper designed by Pezzolato in Envie (Cuneo), to match the functionality of an industrial machine with the compact size of a machine designed to move in the narrower...
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ROC RT630 merger for sensitive products

The RT 630 is a continuous merger built by the Rimini manufacturer ROC with two elements with variable work widths from 5 to 6.3 meters regulated by a double hydraulic rocker arm system for changing the distance between the two...
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Hop by Rotomec, the versatile fertilizer spreader

The Hop is a fertilizer spreader with a conical funnel hopper and disc distribution built by Rotomec is coming up for debut at Agritechnica 2017. The manufacturer explained that the new machine is ideal for spreading granular and powder fertilizers...
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Seko self-propelled wagons, the newhigh performance series

Seko brings important news in the mixershredder wagon sector at Agritechnica. Comfort, performance and agility characterize the new series created by the Italian company
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Pointer Evo, low consumption with the Storti self-propelled

At Agritechnica 2017, Storti renews the Pointer range with the goal of offering the market a more efficient self-propelled with even lower running costs. This machine is therefore particularly advantageous for small and medium farms. This is the Pointer Evo,...

Year 2017 Number 10

October

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Agrilevante, Mediterranean prospect

Manufacturers, visitors and business people will meet up at Agrilevante to learn of the most modern technologies for agriculture and the management of greenery. The program of these business-to-business encounters is planned according to geographic areas as organized by FederUnacoma and ICE for a run of three days dedicated respectively to African countries, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Balkans
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Mechanical trade fair: guide to themes

More than fifty public events will enliven the schedule of the international exposition of agricultural mechanization held in the capital city from October 12 to 15. The issues taken up in these assemblies will range from policies, finances and techniques with the promotion of FederUnacoma, the Puglia Region, the University of Bari, Unacma and ITABIA among others
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Greenery and the land in the foreground

The international exposition in Bari is dedicating an entire pavilion to technologies for gardening, the management of greenery and multi-functional activities. A complete range of products, from lawn tractors to gardening equipment and on to machinery for land management will be on view for hobbyists, professional groundskeepers and the general public
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Agrilevante, a focus on Africa

The international trade fair exposition dedicated to machinery and technology for agricultural supply chains will host the convention on "Agricultural Economics and Political Stability: a challenge for Agriculture in Africa and in the Mediterranean area". The meeting will focus on policy strategies, financial mechanisms and technologies promoting the development of the agricultural economy in the African area
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Land maintenance, a challenge for agricultural mechanics

Among the issues put forward in the framework of Agrilevante, the strategies and technologies for preventing environmental risks are particularly important. The conference topics are disruption, fires, and drought, therefore they lead the focus on the more visible disasters, while the exposition premises, devoted to multifunctionality, host dissemination activities and an exhibition of specific machinery
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Sustainability and bioenergy, highlighted in Bari

Italy's National Energy Strategy (NES) recognizes that renewable energy sources and bioenergy are the most important elements for meeting energy demand, while respecting climate and the environment. The NES was defined through a wide consultation which involved the relevant institutional bodies, businesses, experts and citizens. The Agrilevante exhibition will give an opportunity for a debate on topics concerning the environment and the energy sphere, so as to involve the primary sector in a process of gradual decarbonization
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Technical innovations, and Mentions 2017

On the occasion of the 2017 edition of Agrilevante, FederUnacoma has promoted the 5th edition of a contest for the recognition of Technical Innovation applied by the exhibitors. The purpose of the contest is to highlight the attention of the...

Year 2017 Number 7-9

July - August - September

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EIMA Show, the miracles of Agriculture "4.0"

The two-day exhibition dedicated to precision farming, machines and systems for precision agriculture ended on 29 July in Casalina di Deruta (PG). Hundreds of machines were in action on the field and about 15,000 visitors took part in the event, which is already looking ahead in the future with a second edition
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Precision agriculture: technologies and policies

Two conferences promoted by the organizers of the Umbria festival focused on the technical characteristics of digital agriculture and on the impact this can have on productivity and quality of processing, even in small businesses
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ADR, high tech components at the service of productivity

The components sector also played a key role at the EIMA Show providing technological solutions which may not be visible to the viewer but are a winning features for tractors and implements
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InPulse, AMA technology for 4.0 agriculture

InPulse came away from EIMA International 2016 with a New Techniques prize and the innovative modular OpenPlatform system was more recently a major feature at the EIMA Show agricultural machinery field trials. InPulse collects and and elaborates great quantities of...
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VRX 170 Competitor round baler, Bargam aiming for versatility

The variable chamber chain round baler which allows the operator to select the final diameter of the bale from 100 to 170 centimeters and vary the density of the core with the use of dedicated hydraulics is the VRX 170...
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Case: range tractors for heavy duty

Case IH brought the most prized series in the manufactuer’s tractor ranges to the EIMA Show, the rear track Magnum Rowtrac series marketed in the three 310, 340 and 380 versions equipped with powerful 8.7 liter Tier 4 Final engines....
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Soil preparation, the Celli innovations

The manufacturer Celli in Forli came to the Umbria EIMA Show demonstrations with their full range of soil preparation machinery led by the Super Maxi/P, a folding power harrow equipped with a box shaped welded frame and a dual ram...
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Challenger MT700E, a track tractor that respects

A spacious and comfortable work environment in the tractor cab is ensured thanks to the Tractor Management Center and the One Touch headland management which allows the operation to maintain total control close to hand and enjoy 360° vision of...
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Claas, the complete range for haymaking

Class came to the EIMA Show with the new Arion 630 tractor, the Liner 420 swather, the Variant 480 round baler and the Disco 3200 RD mower, the manufacturer's leading models for haymaking, one of the operations most featured at the Umbrian demonstration trials
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Dondi, integrated solutions for minimum tillage

Dondi in Bastia Umbra in the Province of Perugia arrived at the EIMA Show for the debut of two of the manufacturers combined cultivators designed for minimum tillage. The first unveiled was the Speedplow SP3M, a model equipped with two...
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Faza: quality and resistance of the Plutone subsoiler

The Plutone modular subsoiler built by Faza was among the players in the EIMA Show of demonstration trials of soil preparation. The Plutone by the manufacturer in Città di Castello in the Province of Perugia is designed with high quality...
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F Max transplanters, versatile and highly productive

Ferrari Costruzioni Meccaniche a manufacturer in Guidizzolo, near Mantua, came to the EIMA Show to put to work a telescopic transplanter with outstanding flexibility for planting a tobacco and a wide variety of vegetables. This FMAX model is equipped with...
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Difficult jobs and the Fiaccadori technological solutions

Maximulch is an implement designed by Agrisem for decompacting terrain and burying large quantities of vegetable residues presented at the EIMA Show by Fiaccadori farm equipment supplier in Tarquinia in the Province of Viterbo. This unique machines is equipped with...
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Soil preparation: complete work with Forigo implements

The DEEPER-ino 300 sterilizer by Forigo manufacturer in Mantua works to the depth of 8 to 35 centimeters with a strong on hydraulics plant and speeds at great as 7 kilometers/h with an on board tank with a capacity of...
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John Deere performance and quality

The U.S. major's combines, round balers and tractors gave a taste of the technologies for precision farming. These solutions are designed to fit together top-flight performance and an equal level of quality
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Kubota tractors, a leading player at the

One of the leading Kubota mid-power category tractors, the 74 Hp M7060 DTHQ was presented at the EIMA Show by the Domenichini Group agricultural machinery dealer located in Perugia. This tractor with cab is equipped with a wide range of...
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Kuhn cultivators, great versatility with the Performer 3000

The Performer 3000 innovative combined cultivator equipped with discs and tines was one of the three machines Kuhn put to the test at the EIMA Show after the cultivator won the online international competition promoted in February by the Terre...
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All the quality features of the Mascar range

The Monster 770 Cut Plus is a variable chamber 80 to 170 cm round baler manufactured by Mascar in Vicenza presented to the crowds attending the EIMA Show. This baler is equipped with a high capacity pick-up system, a rotary...
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Massey Ferguson, complete and innovative range

The most innovative Massey Ferguson tractor precision farming innovations put in strong appearances in trial demonstrations on the Casalina di Deruta farm. On show were the versatility of the professional MF 7700 and the agile MF 6700 S built by the U.S. manufacturer with a wide range of solutions for all types of operations
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Umbria event, MaterMacc on stage

The MaterMacc team arrived at the EIMA Show fully prepared to lead off with the MBS Series of mounted sprayers built with high-resistance steel and equipped with robust hydraulic spray booms and tanks with nominal capacities of 800, 1,000 and...
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Mulchers, the top of the Nobili range

Nobili put to the test the manufacturer's bestsellers on the Casalina Deruta farm field. Up front were the BC, BP, TBE and TBE-S Series but the star was the ECO Series designed for professional operations
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High quality forage using Roc belt mergers

Roc in the Province of Rimini is a brand name closely associated with belt mergers. Unlike traditional rakes which drag the crop on the ground to the window, the Roc mergers pick-up lifts the crop gently to a conveyer belt for transport and central or lateral deposit without any damage
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SMP by Spapperi, a new seeding and mulching system

The SMP pneumatic seed drill designed by the manufacturer Sapperi in Perugia also performs pre-sowing mulch laying using plastic or biodegradable cellulose film. This innovative seed drill is ideal for planting grasses and corn seeds with a diameter greater than...
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Trimble, assisted driving to boost productivity

The 2017 edition of the EIMA Show featured the presentation of Trimble solutions for assisted driving distributed in Italy by Vantage. Put to work in the Deruta farm field for demonstration was the hybrid AutopilotTm Motordrive drive system and a GPS steering system for quick movements
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XTill Vogelsang: technology in the field

The Vogelsang XTill is a precise and reliable strip tiller designed for an excellent preparation of soil for sowing row crops. The XTill Series is marketd in two versions, the B and S distinguished by parallelogram design details but with...

Year 2017 Number 5-6

May - June

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EIMA Show: technology for agricultural work

The demonstration of machinery and technologies for precision farming to be held in Casalina di Deruta at the end of July is coming up for presentation at Agriumbria. The grand event is organized by FederUnacoma, UmbriaFiere, Coldiretti Umbria, the University of Perugia, the Agriculture Education and Ce.S.A.R. Foundation in Perugia with the sponsorship of the Umbria Region. The new methodologies call for the deployment of satellite, IT and sensor systems as the new frontier of agriculture to enable the timely and scientific use or production components to benefit productivity and the environment
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The Casalina farm, a laboratory for agriculture of quality

The EIMA Show demonstration trials are to be held on the terrain belonging to an historic farming enterprise managed by the Agriculture Education Foundation in Perugia. The nearly 2,000 hectares of the farmland extents into the three municipalities, Marsciano, Deruta and Collazzone, and the specializations on the spread are viticulture, olive groves and livestock raising capable of providing the logistics for the event set to draw a thousand or more of business people not only from Umbria but also all the central Italian regions
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Precision farming, agriculture "close up"

Electronic and computer systems for the scientific management of agricultural work parameters represent the new technological frontier, which farmers in all the most developed countries are increasingly interested in. In addition to the advantages in strictly agronomic terms, precision farming systems allow businesses to produce at lower cost, with the ability to cope with those crises of profitability that nowadays regularly affect the global primary sector
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Agricultural production: precision mapping

Electronic, computer and satellite technologies make it possible to assess the productive results of each small parcel of land, and thus divide the land into sub-areas that have uniform characteristics and can therefore be treated and managed in differentiated ways. Scientific studies and experiences gained especially in the United States have made this technology particularly reliable in the cereal sector
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From automotive to agricultural, the applications of the Ethernet system

Remote function control technology derives from the automotive sector, but can find important applications in agricultural machinery. Like in the automotive field, in agriculture too the use of digital cameras can improve the quality of work and the control of procedures, with positive effects also in terms of safety

Year 2017 Number 1-2

January - February

Special

Sima 2017: agricultural future

"Being a farmer in 10 years" is the leading theme of the 2017 French Salon dedicated to agribusiness, with 1,770 exhibitors and 300 international delegations attending the even. On display, the winners of the technical innovations competition. Among the most relevant scheduled events are Sima African Summit and Start-up Village
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ADR hydraulic suspensions, light and durable

The group from Lombardy is presenting at the Paris event a complete range of hydraulic suspensions for agricultural trailers whose main strengths are lightness, modularity and durability. The First, Hydrocompact and Alpha models are characterized by remarkable versatility
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AMA: latest generation safety components

The AMA exhibition area at the Paris International Agribusiness Show, Sima, will feature up front the manufacturer's latest generation mechanical components developed by AMA technicians for the purpose of not only enhancing performance but, above all, for the safety of machinery equipped with these components
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High quality operations with BCS models

The Lombardy manufacturer is preparing to present an array of BCS leading models at Sima in Paris led by the self-propelled multi-purpose greens maintenance Ma.Tra. and the RollerBlade, a single-rotor heavy duty mower with mobile blades
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Mulchers and brush cutters: the Berti range expands

At the Sima in Paris, Berti Macchine Agricole of Caldiero launches many new products on the market. Here are some of the models presented by the Verona company.                Land. This is a mulcher suited for stalks of maize, sorghum,...
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Clim.Air.50, high performance hay dryers

Clim.Air.50, with a specialty in the manufacture of round bale and square bale hay dryers and loose hay, has been active on the French market and now operates globally with plants in four continents and has further consolidated its standing...
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Comer Industries: all the qualities of the VP cardans

At the Comer Industries stand, the spotlight is on the VP cardans. The range consisting of seven models ensures easy maintenance, thanks to the alignment of the access holes with the grease points, and high performance. Also on display, the Powershift A-614 mechatronic system
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Work made optimized with Dondi central processing unit

Dondi has created a hydraulic central processing unit which ensures greater safety and efficiency in work in fruit orchards and vineyards. This is one of the new features the company in Bastia Umbra, near Assisi, is unveiling Paris International Agribusiness...
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Emiliana Serbatoi, advanced storage systems

The Carrytank 220 coming up at the Paris International Agribusiness Show is one of the flagship products of  Emiliana Serbatoi, a leading producer of tanks in Campogalliano near Modena specialized in the design and manufacture of storage systems. The Carrytank...
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Faresin Industries ranges up front in Paris

Faresin Industries is arriving at the Sima exposition with a host of new product features. Among the most outstanding is the 6.26 Small Range of redesigned telescopic handlers now providing lift capacity of 2.6 tons, 100 kilograms greater compared to the previsions 2.5 ton models, with an updated frame, engine and cab. The Vicenza manufacturer's stand will also showcase the new Precision Feed Mix (PFM) system and the Power Blade for the new Magnum PF mixer wagon
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Ferruzza trailers, a complete range for the French market

At the Sicilian company's stand in Paris you will be able to see the range of trailers approved for the transalpine market. LG 70 V, LG 70AV, LG 120 and LG 120 B with load capacities from 10.6 and 15.5 tonnes up to 24 tonnes for the LG 140
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SESAM, the John Deere 100% electric

John Deere has unveiled the SESAM Tractor (Sustainable Energy Supply for Agricultural Machinery), the industry’s first all-electric tractor now widely expected in Paris at the Agrobusiness Show where the first fully battery-powered tractor has already been named for an Honorable...
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Landini: new-generation engines and transmissions

  At the Argo Tractors stand, the spotlight is on the new series of REX 4 specialized tractors, completely renewed in their look and their technical content (already presented at EIMA International 2016, see MW 10-11 2016). The new features...
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New Maschio Gaspardo models for quality soil preparation

The Veneto manufacturer is arriving in Paris for Sima with a wide range of new machines. Maschio Gaspardo flagship disc cultivators for soil preparation and seeding models all designed to ensure top flight performance and optimum yields
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McCormick boosts the X7.6 range

McCormick arrives at  Sima 2017 with interesting innovations for the X7.6 range.  Positioned in the high power range, it is equipped with new 6-cylinder BetaPower Fuel Efficiency Tier 4 Final engines, mounted on the X7.650, X7.660, X7.670, X7.680 and the...
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T4 FNV: new specialists from New Holland

A new range of innovative and high-performance tractors. From the Blue Cab 4 to 3.4 liter four-cylinder engines and on to the dual-pump hydraulic system, the T4 FNV displays latest generation technologies
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CAN bus for new Ocmis irrigators

The I Can Irrigation Controller is the name of a new range of linear machines for irrigation pivots coming up for presentation at the  Sima in Paris by Ocmis, a manufacturer headquartered in Modena which specializes in the design and...
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Olimac: the design of the tough Drago GT

Deck plates which automatically self-adjust to the varying sizes of the corn stalks equipped with QuadSuspension™ which absorbs the shock of ears pulled down by the knife rollers, the Twin Chop+ option featuring two counter-cutting scissors chopping knives which finely...
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Agile and powerful, the PTH 1400/820 Allroad by Pezzolato

The new model of the Cuneo brand following a debut at EIMA, is arriving for a tryout in Paris, a new self-propelled drum chipper is built for great maneuverability in the field and heavy duty operations
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Cyclone Super-Flex, innovative trailed gang mower by Rotomec

Rotomec in Nogara, near Verona, is arriving in Paris for the  International Agribusiness Show with the Cyclone Super Flex gang mower built to hold down the cost of labor and provide superb quality of mowing. Thanks to the speed of...
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Supersoil from Seppi: versatility and resistance

The Supersoil is a brand new stone crusher - forestry tiller from Seppi, a specialist manufacturer of mulching equipment, arriving in Paris for  Sima for a debut. The fundamental features of this restyled heavy duty forestry tiller and soil stabilizer...

Year 2016 Number 10-11

October - November

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Mechanical parts, accessories and spare parts: the big world of EIMA Components

Within EIMA International is held, at the Exhibition Centre of Bologna, the showcase dedicated to components for agricultural machinery, which is the world's leading event of the sector. In addition to supplies for the manufacturers of finished machines, the showcase offers an infinite range of spare parts and accessories for the specific needs of farmers and contractors, who are both interested in each device that may improve and optimise the performance of their machines
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Directory Comacomp: the best of italian production in exposition

Comacomp, the Italian Association of Components Manufacturers for Agricultural Machinery –  an Association formed within FederUnacoma – has once again chosen the big exposition of EIMA International 2016 to launch its Directory, the publication concerning Comacomp member companies and their...
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ISOBUS, the prodigious invisible features of agricultural mechanization

New IT systems mounted on tractors and farm implements enable perfect management and control of all work phases. Agricultural mechanics experts and IT specialists had a meeting at the AEF Plugfest in Bologna to make systems more compatible and ensure the connectability of machinery manufactured by various industries
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TEKONOAX, innovation according to ADR

The Italian company presents their new farm trailer axle at EIMA. Made in tubular monobloc, the new component is equipped with a radio frequency identification device for the management of data relating to traceability, aintenance, and safety
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Blueflex membranes, tested on the most demanding treatments

  In the segment of elastomeric materials for sprayers, today one of the most significant innovations comes from the Blueflex membranes characterized by high standards of resistance to the chemical agents used in plant protection treatments. It is precisely to...
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Accessories: the entire Arag range

Arag’s arrival at EIMA International also marks the 40th anniversary of operations which have elevated the enterprise to become a point of reference in the sector of accessories for spraying and weed control. Through the direct collaboration with the world’s...
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BKT, a broad and diverse choice of tyres

Anticipation for the Indian manufacturer's major bestsellers at EIMA International. BKT arrives in Bologna with solutions ranging from tractors to lifters, from sprayers to trailers, all designed to reduce the effect of soil compaction and reduce fuel consumption
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HDPlus towing systems: power, reliability, and safety from CBM

For the component sector, all the bestsellers of the CBM Group range are on the EIMA International stage. In the towing sector, the Slider tow hitches stand out, with manual or automatic pin that can even be used at speeds...
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Comer Industries, high-tech solutions for mixer-wagons

At EIMA International 2016, the focus of Comer Industries is on high-tech components for mixer-wagons. In the fodder harvesting and distribution segment, where it can boast a position of leadership, the company from Reggiolo (Reggio Emilia) offers transmission systems for...
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Total traceability with Fluid World components

For Fluid World of Reggio Emilia, the 2016 edition of EIMA International is a first. The company was founded just two years ago, so it is absolutely new on the scene of Italian agricultural mechanics, even though it can boast...
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Components: the winning solutions from GKN Walterscheid

Three innovations from GKN Walterscheid at EIMA International. It starts from the tool-side protection cuff which, rewarded as Technical Innovation 2016, was designed by the German company in order to facilitate the assembly and disassembly of the transmission shafts and...
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MC Elettronica, intelligent systems for machine management

Active for over 35 years in the agro-electronics segment, MC Elettronica from Fiesso Umbertiano (Rovigo) presents at EIMA its new technologies for the precision sowing sector, the Electronic Seed Driver (ESD) and the Universal Seed Control (USC). These two monitoring...
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Powerful and versatile, the pneumatic grease transfer pumps by Piusi

EIMA 2016 is an opportunity for the Piusi company from Suzzara (MN) to present the new pneumatic pumps “Piusi 60:1 BOOSTER”. These pumps are designed for the distribution of grease and very viscous oil at high pressure in various agricultural...
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Roj, cutting edge electrical systems

The managers and technicians of the Biella company Roj believe that in the coming years, the evolution of agricultural machinery will go through the gradual replacement of mechanical and hydraulic transmission with electrically powered systems. This trend is already in...
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Rovatti electric pumps, innovation in water technology

The Rovatti Pompe company from Reggio takes part in EIMA International with many new products. It begins with the 10ER-70 series, a 10” radial flow multistage submersible centrifugal electric pump with external covers, ties and check valve built into the...
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New trailer braking system by Safim

Founded in 1977, Safim is a company from Modena specializing in the design and manufacture of brake master cylinders and brake systems for off-road vehicles such as, for example, tractors, loaders, lift trucks, mobile cranes, backhoes, mining vehicles, and airport...
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Compact 12, the Salvarani foam marker for tight spaces

A major novelty from the Reggio company Salvarani (its headquarters are in Poviglio, in the province of Reggio Emilia) for the 2016 edition of EIMA International is the Compact 12 foam marker, which represents the evolution of a previous model....
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Serigrafia 76: a wide and flexible variety of products and services

Serigrafia 76, the company that has recently celebrated 40 years of activity, presents the new trends of EIMA 2016: “This edition of EIMA is very important for us – states Elisa Mammi, Sales and Marketing Manager of Serigrafia 76 –...
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Parking jacks with Dual-Speed system by Simol

Simol from Reggio Emilia (the headquarters are in Codisotto di Luzzara) has operated in the field of agricultural mechanics for the past fifty years, and its goal has always been to provide OEMs with next-generation solutions ready for assembly, constantly...

Year 2016 Number 10-11

October - November

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EIMA International, a challenge for the politics

The great agricultural mechanization exposition is mobilizing the entire supply chain from farming to agro-mechanical services and on to the industries creating technologies for the primary sector and confronting issues on an international scale while questioning the political sphere on priorities and better strategies for the sector. A conference on a European Agenda on mechanization expected to be exuberant and dynamic inaugurates the event
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EIMA, a system of services for foreign delegations and operators

Visitors from 140 countries and 80 foreign official delegations defines the level of internationality of an exhibition that has reached by now a global size. A schedule of business-to-business meetings allows to optimise the appointments of the event, while specific sessions are dedicated to countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and America. A wide "International Area", located on the Mezzanine, Halls 25-26, will be at the disposal of operators, with customer and interpreter services
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"EIMA for Africa": relaunching cooperation in agriculture

A whole day will be dedicated to the African continent during the international exhibition of agricultural mechanization. A conference promoted by Focsiv on family farms and an event by Cefa on a project for Mozambique will be the key moments of the day, together with the participation of politicians, representatives of institutions and organizations, that are developing cooperation projects and new policies for the use of mechanization in agriculture
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Seminars, workshops and information points: the new EIMA Desk

This year, within the international exhibition of agricultural mechanization, will be placed an area dedicated to "training and safety", providing support and consulting services for operators, as well as demonstration activities and events on topical issues such as the Inail notices, vehicle inspections, driving licenses, work opportunities for young people and research and bioenergy supply chains
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EIMA Energy, successful experiences in the bioenergy sector

EIMA Energy, the salon dedicated to the technologies for the use of agricultural biomass for energy and industrial purposes, offers a rich programme of conferences and workshops to inform the audience and professionals on the latest scientific discoveries and the best practices in the specific sector of renewable sources
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Traffic and transport solutions for EIMA International

The large exhibition dedicated to agricultural mechanization – Bologna, November 9 to 13 – attracts a huge number of visitors and for this year's edition provides new criteria for the management of traffic and the loading / unloading operations. Newsletters, maps and tutorial videos suggesting routes for the simplification of all operations are available to visitors and exhibitors
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Agricultural mechanization, the many themes of EIMA International

A rich programme of meetings and public events completes the offer of the large exhibition, held in Bologna from November 9 to 13. A political meeting with an European flair will give start to the 2016 edition. Leading role for publishing companies, engaged in the promotion of many specific events of interest
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Technical innovations and research strong points of the EIMA exhibition

In addition to the prestigious Technical Innovation Contest, many meetings sponsored by universities, associations and publishing companies are held within the international exhibition of agricultural mechanization. The new frontiers of research and the most advanced technological applications are being described in the appointments of EIMA 2016
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Gardening: at the EIMA Green "school"

As part of the international exhibition of machinery and equipment for gardening and park maintenance, the Monza Park Agricultural School, in collaboration with FederUnacoma, carries out training for technicians and hobbyists. The courses are centred on the use of drones for maintenance and the rules and precautions for the safe use of machinery and equipment for gardening. They involve expert trainers and include the use of films and demonstrations
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Working safely: at the fair seminars on the use of chainsaws

The Minoprio Foundation collaborates with Comagarden (FederUnacoma) to offer refresher courses for maintenance professionals, all within the exhibition on agricultural machinery, gardening, and park maintenance
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Fertidrill AsmaX, high performance on slopes

It’s called Fertidrill AsmaX, a multi-purpose seed drill made by Alpego. This machine was awarded a mention in the competition “EIMA Technical Innovation 2016” at EIMA International. It comes with a stainless steel hopper of large capacity (depending on requirements,...
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Annovi Aldo: new super equipped snow blowers

For EIMA International, with winter knocking on the door, the time has come for new machinery and equipment for clearing snow and ice off roads. Among the machines present at the Bologna exposition are those presented in the stand of...
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Versatile and innovative, the new Antonio Carraro isodiametric

The Veneto manufacturer is presenting a wealth of new features at the Bologna exposition from the Tony 9800 TR/SR to the Ergit R tractor series and moving on to the innovative patented Unifex suspension system, all under the hallmark of performance and flexibility in operations
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Badalini: weeders with low environmental impact

In a market increasingly attentive to the quality of the final product, and more and more sensitive to the protection of consumer health and the environment, the reduction of chemical treatments, both in terms of pest and weed control, becomes...
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Bargam gains strength in the field of balers

Big news at the Bargam house. The company from Imola (Bologna), which has always been active in the field of pesticide treatments, has chosen the general public of EIMA International to launch the VRX 160 Professional round baler, thus strengthening...
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From tractors to mowers, all the innovations of the BCS range

At the Bologna show, the Lombard Group presents a range expansion across all major product lines. Among others, there is the debut of the new K105 series for tractors, the Rotex Edelweiss mowers for haymaking, the Rollerblade flail mower for landscaping, and the Dual Laser Elasto mowing bar
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News and restyling in the Berti range

At the Bologna event, the Verona company Berti Macchine Agricole (headquartered in Caldiero) renews the range of professional mowers for embankments with the restyling of the TA/P line for tractors with power between 120 and 200 horsepower. “Compared to previous...
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Baby TRB, technological sprayer signed Bertoni

From the Ravenna company Bertoni (the headquarters are in Castel Bolognese) comes a new tunnel sprayer of the “Arcobaleno” series. This is the Baby TRB dual-row towed model (with a 1,000 litre tank), which represents an evolution of the dual-row...
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The innovative "space-saving" system by Briggs & Stratton

Great news from Briggs & Stratton, the company that presents at the Bologna show an innovative lawnmower parking system, which saves valuable space in the operators’ warehouses and garages. The new Mow n’Stow technology - this is the name of...
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From Caffini a new machine for water-powered weeding

EIMA International is the stage for the premiere of the latest arrival from Caffini, awarded at the Bologna event with the Technical Innovation 2016 prize. We are talking about Grass Killer, an application intended for anti-pest treatments in spaces between...
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Hercules, the professional olive harvester by Campagnola

In the field of facilitated pruning and harvesting, the Bolognese company Campagnola boasts a very consolidated experience (active since 1958), and at EIMA International it proposes an innovative electro-mechanical olive harvester. We are talking about the Hercules model, designed for...
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CTK 77 and 80 by Caron: compact size, high performance

EIMA International 2016, the manufacturer Caron displays the models that represent the entire all-terrain vehicle range. The result of a specific design of the gears and axles, these vehicles ensure the highest stability in every working condition. In addition to...
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Compact and high-performing new tractors from Carraro

Carraro Tractors arrives at EIMA with four new models of specialized tractors, designed by understanding the needs and expectations of users. Back in the spotlight, the FB (Frutteto Basso - Low Orchard) model, the bestseller from the Rovigo brand which,...
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Pixy and Worky Quad: high versatility for the compacts by Cast Group

For park maintenance and street cleaning, as well as landscaping in campgrounds and agritourism accomodation, or moving materials in stables, the Pixy mini loaders and the Worky Quad tool carriers are flexible and versatile working tools, designed by the Venetian...
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Precision operations with the Pressa 888 turned out by Cicoria

The manufacturer Cicoria at work in agricultural mechanics since 1927, specializing in the sector of threshers and conventional square balers, is keeping the company’s appointment at EIMA International for the market launch of a new conventional baler extending the Cicoria...
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Flexible treatments with the new wrap around head by Cima

Cima’s latest addition for crop protection is ROB3, an innovative wrap around distribution device with three drops, currently applicable only to low-volume articulated pneumatic sprayers of the Link series, also made by the Pavia company (headquartered in Montù Beccaria). In...
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CLAAS: renews main production lines

The German group is planning to present numerous new products at the Bologna exposition starting with the new TUCANO 560 combine harvester which joins the VARIANT baler. Also coming up is the new look for the JAGUAR 900 forage harvester with an even higher level of performance
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Clim.Air.50, modular technologies for high quality forage

Clim.Air.50 is a company operating internationally, specializing in the production of forage dryers based on forty years of experience in this technology thanks to which the Italian manufacturer has created a range of machines with advanced technology and high performance....
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Corima system: harvesting and cleaning tomatoes

There is important news for the tomato harvesters by Corima. On the eve of the Bologna event, this announcement came from the Marche company (headquartered in Cingoli in the province of Macerata), which has always been specialized in making machines...
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Ergonomics and ease of use for the new models from Emak

“The new machines that we launched during 2016 and those that we will preview at the Bologna show stand out for their high level of technological innovation, which allows us to respond effectively to the evolution of consumer demand, increasingly...
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ILF 1000 Kommunal by Energreen, powerful and multi-functional

The ILF Kommunale by Energreen is an extremely versatile multi-functional machine created for year-round operations with various attachments. The traditional telescopic boom for mowing mounted on the machine can be configured for the maintenance of greenery and forestry operations, snow...
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Ecological manure spreader range by Fratelli Annovi

Fratelli Annovi in Formigine, near Modena, is a manufacturer specializing in machinery for manure spreading and straw blower feeders now ready to present visitors at the great Bologna exposition a new line of turbine manure-compost spreaders. The most significant new...
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Facma, highly specialized in the harvesting of tree nuts

  In the exhibition spaces of Facma, the spotlight is aimed at two novelties signed by the Viterbo company. The RM170 model is a mechanical harvester with inter-row brush, patented, intended for the C200S, C300S, and C380S self-propelled suction harvesters,...
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Faresin looks to the future by focusing on cross-engineering

The Precision Feed Mix system is the first result of the business plan recently launched by Faresin. This plan is designed to consolidate the leadership position that the Venetian company already has in some market segments, and to start a...
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Agricultural processing: the whole Faza range

At EIMA International, in the exhibition spaces of Faza Macchine Agricole from Citta di Castello (PG), we find all the traditional bestsellers of the Umbrian company. In the tiller sector, the spotlight is on Tiger, a model for operations in...
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Vario 500: versatility and motoring efficiency of the new Fendt

Highlighted in the Bologna exhibition spaces, the new 500 Vario, one of the most popular tractors by the German company. From the steering assist to the ever more efficient management of emissions, from the Variotronic terminals to the triple rear PDF, there are many innovations introduced by Fendt on this range of machines
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Fast Block, the precision transplanter

Optimization of operating cycles and high precision in the placement of seedlings. These are the strengths of the new Fast Block modular and interlocking transplanter, available in towed and self-propelled versions, and characterized by a totally electronic management (all parameters...
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LG 140, a trailer with 24 ton capacity

Up front at EIMA 2016 is the Ferruzza stand featuring the new LG 140 trailer. The strong points for this new trailer are the augers at the base of the tank and a slewing structure with low noise and vibration levels
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Zero Turn lawnmower IS 3200Z, powerful yet fuel efficient

  Productivity and performance above the average; these are the distinguishing features of the zero turn lawnmower IS 3200Z, designed by the Vicenza company Fiaba Srl (headquartered in Camisano Vicentino) and designed to handle with great ease even the most...
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Colibrì 18 MT, from Favaro 1937 a durable and light herbicide boom

The experience and expertise gained by For.Agr. (Venetian company based in Montebelluna, near Treviso, and holder of the Favaro 1937 brand) in the herbicide treatment industry, coupled with the ability to listen to customers that has always distinguished its way...
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Innovative chipper technologies from the Gandini Group

The Gandini Group in Guidizzolo near Mantua has prepared a wealth of technical content in the manufacturer’s exhibition area to present to the general public attending EIMA International the most outstanding products in the Gandini range. For openers there is...
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The new Goldoni specialized machines: functionality and design

The Quasar series, one of the flagships of the Goldoni stable, is renewed with the arrival of the Q-110 tractor, the point of synthesis between an orchard machine and an equal-wheeled tractor. The tractor, which is one of the novelties...
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Tecnofruit, fruit picking in expert hands

With over 40 years of experience in the field of belted fruit harvesting machines, Hermes brings Tecnofruit to EIMA 2016. This “belt harvesting system” requires the manpower needed to detach the fruit from the plant and place it on the...
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Drop Save, the eco-friendly nebulizer by Ideal

With a recovery rate of up to 50% of the delivered liquid, Drop Save is a specific machine for the pesticide treatment of vineyards, showing the attention to technological innovation for environmental sustainability of the designers from Ideal of Castelbaldo...
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The new John Deere 5R, comfortable, efficient and compact

The new utility tractors by the American major are coming out with a reinforced full frame for even greater strength and durability with a low center of gravity to make them more manageable in work with a front loader. These compacts are powered by John Deere 4-cylinder engines turning out 90 to 135 Hp
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KDI engines, new "agricultural" by Kohler

New versions of Kohler KDI engines built especially for agriculture are coming up for the EIMA International 2016 exposition with the appearance of the KDI 1903, KDI 2504 and KDI 3404 models featuring ultra-compact design and the highest performances in...
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From the processing to harvesting, the winning models by Kuhn

There are numerous innovations presented by Kuhn at the five-day event in Bologna, starting with the HR 6040 R and HR 8040 R folding harrows (with working widths of 6 and 8 m). The new harrows are aimed at contractors...
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Operations: great technologies for the Kverneland ranges

On the occasion of EIMA International the Norwegian group is bringing numerous machines to the market with technological innovations which extend from mulching to seeding and on to plant treatment, Kverneland machines created for reliability and performance
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New Landini REX: the preview of the "leading" tractor

The historic brand from Reggio Emilia presents at the Bologna show all its new ranges of tractors, which stand at the top in their respective categories, able to produce innovative solutions in terms of engine, transmission, and design
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SICURA, the new seeder produced by MA/AG

Important news from MA/AG, in Bologna to present SICURA, a seeder designed for sod seeding of winter-autumn cereals and all those specific crops that can be sown in line with spacing of 175 mm and 187.5 mm or their multiples....
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M 612 Multi-Flow Südtirol 2015, born to respect the environment

A Special Mention and the EIMA International 2016 Blue Award went to the latest arrival from Martignani, the tangential-flow electrostatic sprayer M612 Multi-Flow “Südtirol 2015”, a machine designed for vineyards and orchards in areas that enforce anti-drift regulations which are...
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Diavel 630 MultiWrap, baler and wrapper in a single model

At EIMA International, the range of round balers by Mascar becomes even richer with the launch of a new model, the Diavel 630 MultiWrap, which expands a range that was already strengthened in the last edition of Agritechnica with the...
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Soil preparation: Maschio Gaspardo enhances its range

The Venetian company comes to the Bologna event with many new features, especially in the soil preparation sector. With many firsts and re-stylings, there is a considerable renewal of the ranges, which promise to make the operator's job even more efficient
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MF 6718 S, a powerful tractor from Massey Ferguson

Countdown to the Bologna debut of the MF 6718 S tractor, flagship of the MF 6700 S range from Massey Ferguson. The new tractor made by the American company is an agile and flexible machine, powered by a 4-cylinder engine...
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Seeders, sprayers and fertilizer spreaders: the whole Matermacc range

Full hand of new offerings at EIMA International 2016 for Matermacc, which is part of the Lovol Arbos Group. In the field of plant protection treatments, the MBS on-board sprayer will be on show, available in three different configurations with...
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Ma.Tra 250, stability and performance for landscaping

The Ma.Tra range for professional landscaping is enhanced with the introduction on the market of model 250, a self-propelled working machine with a front plate designed for cutting and collecting grass in parks, in public and private parks, and on...
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McCormick: showcasing the complete range with VT-Drive transmission

The complete VT-Drive transmission range is highlighted at the Argo Tractors stand. X8, X7, and X6 are the names of these Series that are technologically advanced with an eye-catching and aggressive look
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R640 Shredder, a high-performance machine

The R640 model is a shredder designed by the Mantua company Negri (the headquarters are in Campitello Marcaria) to process large amounts of vegetable waste, wet or dry. This machine is designed to meet the needs of municipalities and farm...
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Power, comfort and maneuverability, the qualities of the New Holland T6

The new New Holland T6 Series tractors feature agility in maneuvers, top flight performance, parsimonious fuel consumption, ample visibility of the work area and vast selection of transmissions
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Oktopus Boom, targeted plant treatment with Nobili sprayer

The Oktopus Boom designed and built by the manufacturer Nobili in Molinella, near Bologna, specialized in mulchers and machinery for plant treatment, is coming along as a valid alternative to air sleeve treatment. The Oktopus Boom deploys a flow of...
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Drago GT by Olimac, the winning corn head

The new Drago GT corn head is arriving at EIMA International in high style with a collection of technical innovation prizes awarded the component by Fieragricola in Verona, FIMA in Zaragoza and the Savigliano Agricultural Mechanization Fair and yet another...
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Flail mowers and chippers, the novelties in the Peruzzo range

At EIMA International, Peruzzo of Curtarolo (Padua) launches several new products. These are the main ones: Triflex flail mower. Intended for the maintenance of agricultural and city land, the Triflex flail mower has been implemented with cutting systems, cutting height...
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PTH 1400/820 Allroad, the "agile" chipper of the Pezzolato range

Pezzolato comes to EIMA 2016 with an absolutely new product, PTH 1400/820 ALLROAD. This self-propelled chipper has great qualities of manoeuverability and compactness, which allow it to work in tight and rough spaces
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Performance and versatility of the new rotary tiller from Forigo Roter

The news from Forigo Roter Italia at EIMA International is the DF6 model, a folding rotary tiller designed for large tracts of land and for contractors, expanding an already extensive range. The strength of this application is the six-gear lateral...
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Turbo Hop, the versatile fertilizer spreader from Rotomec

The protagonist of the Rotomec stand at EIMA International will be the Turbo Hop pendular fertilizer spreader, an extremely versatile and well-finished machine, ideal not only for spreading granular or powder products, but also to spread products with a moisture...
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The new Series of cutter-mixers from Seko

Agility and manoeuverability distinguish the new series of cutter-mixers by the Paduan company. The machines produced in the Curtarolo factory are able to meet the needs of every type of livestock farm
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.150 series, the Selvatici diggers for sandy soils

At EIMA International, Selvatici srl of San Lazzaro di Savena (Bologna) is launching a new series of machines that extend their range of .150 diggers, designed especially for greenhouse crops in sandy or light soils. These applications are characterized by...
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Versatile and efficient, the light crusher and tiller from Seppi

The manufacturer Seppi in Caldaro, near Bolzano, has invested the production of universal mulchers for land reclamation aiming for versatile machinery capable of handling various types of operations. Other than heavy duty machinery, the Multiforst, Starsoil, Supersoil and Maxisoil, Seppi...
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Highlights of the new Sfoggia seeders

The seeders are the protagonists on the stand of Sfoggia - Montebelluna (TV) - at EIMA 2016. We start from AIR 3, the brand new pneumatic precision seed drill with variable pitch frame, suitable for planting on prepared ground with...
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Shredder Sicma, versatile machines for delicate processes

At EIMA International, Sicma from Miglianico (Chieti) is launching two new shredders. The TSN-Q model, available in fixed medium heavy and medium heavy movable with Y blades, smooth or toothed hammers, is a machine suitable for orchards, hazelnut groves, and...
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M8 Multi Merge, all the quality of the Alfaspeed windrower

The M8 Multi Merge is an innovative belt rake windrower by Alfaspeed in the IG Group in Russi, near Ravena, debuting for public view at the Bologna event. The manufacturer has said their Alfaspeed belt rake windrower, unlike traditional models,...
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Pointer Evo by Storti, high-performance mixers

Creating a range of horizontal self-propelled cutter-mixers with high efficiency and considerably reduced operating costs, i.e. in line with the production needs of small and medium-sized farms; this is the objective that the technicians of the Storti company from Verona...
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MRS dumper, Tecnoagri focuses on safety and ergonomics

In the Tecnoagri exhibition spaces at EIMA International, the spotlight is aimed at the MRS bin dumper, one of the jewels of the Ravenna company, which Mondo Macchina previewed in last March’s issue. Equipped with a clamping and double tightening...
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Valpadana, the rich range of specialized tractors

From the super compact series VP 4600 and VP 7000 up to the professional VP 9000, Valpadana takes centre stage at EIMA 2016 with a full range of models. The range of Valpadana tractors is designed to meet all the...

Year 2016 Number 7-9

July - August - September

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EIMA, an event more international than ever

Exhibitors from 40 countries and visitors expected from 140 countries plus more than 80 foreign delegations arriving; these are the credentials for the international exhibition of agricultural machinery and equipment scheduled for next November 9 to 13 in Bologna. Specific services planned for foreign business people and a schedule of meetings, congresses and conferences on international agricultural mechanization policies the new geography of the markets
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The gardening exhibition, EIMA International's "green oasis"

The exhibition dedicated to machinery and technologies for gardening and groundskeeping will run from November 9 to 13. More than 270 manufacturers will exhibit ranges of merchandise to meet the needs of professionals in the field and hobbyists. The review, open to business people from around the world, will allow a monitoring of the market trends in various geographic areas for differing categories of products
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Components, an excellence of EIMA 2016

The salon dedicated to components will be held in the setting of the agricultural machinery and equipment exposition. Some 890 specialized industries arriving from more than 37 countries will be taking part in four pavilions allocated for the salon in the sector confirmed as the most complete and prestigious at the global level
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EIMA M.i.A., new frontiers in agriculture

The exhibition area dedicated to multi-functional farming has been set up as an interactive review complementary to the green environment. The purpose is to enhance the value of the sector which accounts for 8% of agricultural production and has changed the organization features of farming enterprises
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Supply chain technologies in the "energy" area

The use of residues from crops and forests as energy sources is an ancient and a natural practice, especially in rural areas. The new technologies for coverting biomass into energy – representing the core of the EIMA Energy salon – allow more efficient energy outputs and ensure sustainability in the supply chain

Year 2015 Number 12

December

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EIMA Agrimach: appointment in India

The fourth edition of the international agricultural mechanics exposition is coming up December 3rd to 5th in New Delhi. The event is organized by the Indian FICCI federation and FederUnacoma with the collaboration of important Indian and Italian institutions and has shown consistent development since the first edition in 2009
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Indian agriculture, the challange of productivity

The Indian subcontinent represents one of the largest producers of agricultural commodities worldwide. However, with regard to cereals, the productivity of some regions is still significantly below that recorded in the main producing countries. The production of fruit and vegetables is consistent, with a diversifying and expanding offer
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Irrigation and agricultural machinery to overcome "meteorological variables"

The presence of the monsoon and the variables linked to the performance of rainfall affect the productivity of vast regions of India. The government projects and the initiatives for the development of water supply and mechanization aim to increase agricultural productivity by reducing the dependence on weather trend
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Biomass for India, a winning choice

In India, where most of the population lives in small villages, the ability to create the conditions for widespread production of electricity from renewable sources at a local level is a winning choice. In the specific case of energy from...

Year 2015 Number 11

November

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Large numbers and new organization at Agritechnica 2015

The appointment with the big international Hanover event is back. About 2,800 exhibitors will take part in the German exhibition. Meaningful is the presence of the Italian company (391), which represent the largest component of foreign exhibitors and display themselves to economic operators with an extraordinary breadth of range. There is also a rich programme of meetings, partly held in the new area of Agritechnica Plaza
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From seeders to fertilizer spreaders, the whole Alpego range

At Agritechnica the spotlight is on the Rotal system, a device for the heads of pneumatic seeders for cereals produced by Alpego with the aim of significantly reducing (by up to 50%) errors of alignment between the seed rows, even...
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The AA90 by Annovi Aldo, a high performance snowthrower

The standard equipment for the AA90 snowthrower in the new range designed and built by Annovi Aldo in Corlo di Formigine near Modena includes an adjustable hydraulic chute deflector, hydraulic chute deflector rotation of 240º, double support slides, a reduction...
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XPRO and Dual, the super shredder by Berti

Berti Macchine Agricole attends Agritechnica 2015 ready to present its new products and some models already known to the general public, but enhanced with technical features that provide greater efficiency during the various work phases. In particular, visitors to the...
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Prize to CLAAS for the MCC MAX system

At Agritechnica 2015, the MCC MAX device for conditioning corn silage, absolute first for the cracker rollers by CLAAS, won the DLG silver medal for innovation. The MCC MAX is an advanced system for silage in the JAGUAR forage harvester...
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The winning qualities of Edmu dryers

The machines for drying forage developed by Clim Air 50 of San Giustina in Colle (Padua), company specializing for over twenty years in air conditioning systems and biomass boilers, are getting ready to play a leading role at Agritechinca. All...
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Restyling and efficiency for the harvesters by Corima

At Agritechnica, the flagship from Corima of Cingoli (Macerata) is the high-productivity “Two-row tomato harvester”. The machine, an evolution of the “multi-row” model, sports an innovative harvesting group and an improved hydraulic system, which guarantees high performance. Other highlights of...
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The Unika shredder from Falc, ready for Hanover

Falc is unwrapping their brand new open field front or rear shredder, the Unika, at Agritechnica 2015 in Hanover. The Unika was designed to provide contractors and farmers with a high performance instrument for shredding operations on crop and pruning...
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New mixer wagons and telescopic handlers, from Faresin

The Faresin Industries mixer wagons are arriving in Hanover with the innovative CVMIX transmission, a totally new feature in the sector with the application of the  continuously variable principle to mixing which reduces the tractor power requirement to lower fuel...
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The wide range from Faza on display in Hanover

From plows to salt spreaders, fertilizer spreaders and harrows, Faza srl (Città di Castello) attends Agritechnica 2015 with a very rich catalogue. Of note in the cultivator sector is the “Tiger”, a model for working in vineyards and orchards, which...
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A technological heart for the Fendt 1000 Vario

Four new models for the Fendt Vario 1000 from 380 to 500 Hp on show at Agritechnica. The strength of this model is the concept of "high torque - low speed of the engine", which reduces fuel consumption
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Effective and agile, the "organic" manure spreaders by Fratelli Annovi

With the development of organic vineyards, in which the addition of organic material of animal origin is essential to preserve and increase the fertility and biological activity of the soil, the demand has increased for manure spreaders of limited size...
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The power range of the Gramegna diggers

In the diggers section in Hanover, a spotlight on the top sellers by Gramegna of Pavia. We start from the 25 series, a line of applications with 25 horsepower, designed to work in horticulture, nurseries and gardening. Suitable for both...
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Hortech, integrated solutions for horticulture

Hortech in Padua specializes in the design and manufacture of machinery for the horticulture sector for soil preparation, seeding and transplant and integrated harvesting.  Among the new products the company is presenting at the upcoming Agritechnica in Hanover is the...
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Poly Super Plus, by Ideal agile and durable

It’s called Poly Super Plus, and it’s the new sprayer developed by Ideal (headquarters in Castelbaldo, in the province of Padua), a company specializing in the manufacture of applications for crop protection such as atomizers, sprayers, weeders, cannons and dusters....
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Handy and powerful 9580 C rotary rake by Kverneland

Agritechnica hosts the new Kverneland 9580 C rotary rake, proposed with hydraulically adjustable working width between seven and eight metres (producing a swath width between 1.2 and 2.2 metres), and twelve tine arms on each rotor. Equipped with a particularly...
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Comfort and technology in the new Landini series

Big news for the Landini brand, which shows the Series 6L with a new front axle at Agritechnica. Series 6C offers important new features in terms of comfort. Series 4 fits all farming applications, thanks to its small size and the ability to use equipment front or rear. Finally, present the REX specialized tractor
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The Cultirapid PRO, MA/AG technology for minimum tilling

Arriving new to Agritechnica is the MA/AG Cultirapid PRO designed for various types of operations with a single passage and perfect capabilities on all soil conditions
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Diavel 630, the rotor baler by Mascar for large extensions

The Mascar from Vicenza, a business specialized in the design and manufacturing of machines for haymaking and seeding and present at the exhibition of Agritechnica, completes its range with the Diavel 630, a rotor baler equipped with a two meters...
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Technologies and a new look, revitalizing Matermacc

Matermacc in San Vito al Tagliamento, near Pordenone, recently taken over by Foton Lovol International Heavy Industry, China’s largest agricultural equipment manufacturer, is arriving at Agritechnica 2015 with a restyled logo with graphics which display the Italian company’s two cardinal...
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Top power for the new McCormick X8

There are three models in the new X8 series ranging from a minimum of 264 Hp to a maximum of 310. The winning features of the new series are a continuously variable ZF transmission and new design for the body work and inside
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Nardi: the important innovation on the Regina series

Rendez-vous in Hanover with the new version of the “Regina” range produced by Nardi, a line of mechanical seeders that constitute a “historic” product of the Italian company, which now has important updates. The most significant innovation that distinguishes the...
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The power of the new T7 by New Holland

Improved propulsion system for the T7.290 and T7.315 with ECOBlue™ Hi-eSCR. This engine is not using EGR systems or particulate filters, allowing the engine to optimize combustion and improve the energy efficiency and power generated by each cylinder
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The All Road, a new chipper by Pezzolato

The self-propelled PTH 1400/820 with great maneuverability, ample visibility and a totally renewed chipping unit is a versatile machine with excellent performance
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Pioggia Carnevali: sophisticated solutions for the 2350 irrigation machine

The latest addition by Pioggia Carnevali, the company from Mantova specialized in the manufacture of machines for irrigation, is the 2350 irrigation machine, a self-propelled model with built-in motor pump and hydraulic feed system (which replaces the turbine). From a...
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RT 700, the versatile plot windrowing from Roc

The ROC RT 700 Continuous Merger has a work width of 7 meters as for all the machines from ROC in Rimini which feature an innovative belt windrowing system. The main difference between this system and those of traditional mergers...
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All the qualities of the self-propelled Seko: Mustang and Samurai 7

Fast cutting on all long fibre products; aerated and homogeneous mixing thanks to the horizontal axis counter-rotating augers; rear view system with three cameras (colour) for optimal driving comfort and maximum manoeuvring safety, even in the most cramped spaces. And...
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Quality and reliability of Selvatici diggers

Diggers are in the spotlight in the Selvatici exhibition spaces at Agritechnica, where the 150.95 series models are on display for the public of technicians and operators, with their own specific characteristics and their high performance. Characterized by a three-gear...
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Serigrafia 76, "the brand of the brands"

The 2015 edition of Agritechnica once again sees the participation of Serigrafia 76, the Emilian business which has become one of the reference points for the customization of machines and equipment for agriculture, providing large format adhesive graphics, three-dimensional logos,...
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Storti: all the new features of the Dobermann series

Storti has updated the manufacturer's range of cutter-mixer wagons. The strong points of the renewed series are active independent hydropneumatic suspension and new six cylinder Fiat Power Train Phase 4 Final engines rated at 206 or 247 Hp
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All the technology of the Valpadana range

The brand from Emilia comes to Hanover with a wide range of models. From the VP 4600 isodiametric series to the reversible VP 7000, up to the VP 9000 isodiametric range in cab version. Special attention was given to ergonomics and driver comfort
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Perfect binding with the "RF" by Vicon

RF 4000 is the name of a new line of fixed-chamber round balers from Vicon, presented at the 2015 Agritechnica. There are many innovations developed by the production site of Kverneland Group Ravenna for the three models in this range,...
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Tractors: anti-theft systems and technologies

The theft of farm tractors as well as earthmoving and other construction machinery has recently risen sharply. There is a wide range of methods and devices for defense against theft

Year 2015 Number 10

October

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Bari, the center of Mediterranean

The exposition dedicated to machinery and equipment, systems and services for agriculture and the agro-industry is opening at the Fiera del Levante trade fair center. The strong international features of the event are ensured by the arrival of exhibitors and business people from the countries around the Mediterranean and other regions. Consultation services for business under the governance of SACE, Italy's credit and investment protection group, and Banco Popolare bank, and also an area set aside for business to business meetings of exhibitors and business people from abroad
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Agrilevante, a formula for success

An appointment with 2015 additions to the international exposition of technologies for agriculture and the agro-industry. Presenting the event, the presidents of the organizing entities and the Puglia Region commissioner for agriculture stressed the importance of the specialized review and the positive balance sheet for a trade fair which looks to the entire Mediterranean region and this year achieves a new record for area allocated and number of exhibitors
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From RDPs to bioenergy, on the Agrilevante agenda

A heavy schedule of conferences, seminars and workshops set up by universities, other entities, institutions and publishing houses will accompany the duration of Agrilevante for analyses, thorough study and times for comparisons on the major issues of interest and the current state of affairs in the production sectors taken up at the exposition.
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The innovation awards

On the occasion of the 2015 edition of Agrilevante, FederUnacoma has promoted the 4th edition of a contest for the recognition of Technical Innovation applied by the exhibitors. The purpose of the contest is to highlight the attention of the...
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M.i.A. Salon: multifunctionality and innovation

Technological innovation, network synergies and sharing good practices are the issues taken up in the M.i.A. Salon returning to Agrilevante for the purpose of enhancing the capabilities of farming enterprises to diversify their activities in sectors outside agriculture. For the...
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Vivere in Campagna, a training project

A focus at the Agrilevante international exposition of agricultural machinery and equipment for Mediterranean farming will be turned on training with nineteen workshops offering free entry and two conferences sponsored by the periodical Vita in Campagna, Life in the Country...
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Bioenergy and the challenge of the "circular economy"

From global warming to the flow of migrants, today's the most important topics require a more and more global approach. Finding the strategies and policies to restore environmental and social balances is the challenge of the future. The decisive contribution can only come from a deep review of the economy, and the promotion of models that identify the efficient management of resources and the drastic reduction of waste and emissions of greenhouse gases as the priorities to be pursued
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Mech@griJOBS: agro-mechanical

Training is in the front rank at Agrilevante, the international exposition of machinery and equipment and technologies for Mediterranean agriculture running from October 15th to 18th at the Fiera del Levante trade fair center in Bari. The training area has...

Year 2015 Number 5-6

May - June

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FederUnacoma: a poker for the EXPO

The Italian association of agricultural machinery manufacturers presented in Milan its information and promotion initiatives. The presence inside three exhibitions on agri-food chains and a demonstration event in the field serve as a reminder that agricultural engineering is fundamental for every production chain
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EXPO 2015, a "focus" on agicultural engineering

As part of the large exhibition dedicated to food, FederUnacoma's press meeting was held in Milan, where it presented its information and promotion initiatives. The Italian food system has great potential – stated Chairman Massimo Goldoni – but without a policy for mechanization, it's destined to lose competitiveness
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The companies present at EXPO 2015

AMA Group   The Ama Group, specializing in components and equipment for off-highway vehicles and agricultural and gardening machinery, is growing along with its workforce. Ama’s focus is not only on quality and efficiency but also on the social responsibility...
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EIMA Show for EXPO, agriculture live

The demonstration days of agricultural machinery in the field were presented in Castell'Arquato, organized by Confagricoltura and FederUnacoma in collaboration with the Emilia Romagna Region. About thirty manufacturers will be present with the best technology in the splendid setting of the "La Caminà" farm

Year 2015 Number 1-2

January/February

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SIMA 2015: innovation in the foreground

Important news for the SIMA-Simagena Salon that, arrived at the 76th edition, has new exhibiting areas, an increased number of exposing businesses and initiatives of internationalization. Innovation in the foreground and focus on the "professions" of the mechanization chain and on good practices in agriculture
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SIMA Innovation award 2015

Two gold medals, three silver medals and 18 honorable mentions: these are the numbers of the 2015 edition of the Sima Innovation Award. The award nominations were judged by an international jury, composed of specialists in the field of research,...
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Gold Medals

CLAAS Panoramic cab Panoramic Cab for new Arion 400   The new cab structure of the ARION T4f offers an optimalview of the front loader and/or front lift, thanks to a widecontinuous 90° field of vision.The main characteristic is that...
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Silver Medals

BERTHOUD Secure pesticide-products intake B-safe The B-safe system from Berthoud offers a secure solution for introducing pesticide products into crop spraying machines. The introduction of the various liquid products, and complete rinsing, is done without contact with the operator or...
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Alpego: the RmaX fixed harrow practical and reliable

A reinforced frame, a setup for combined operation with an Alpego seed drill, ample lateral flanks, rear sheet steel protection, a protection system for central universal joint,  quick release for drop forged tines and depth control of tines. These are...
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AMA: highly specialized in components

From PTO cardan drive shafts to innovative spare parts for analogue and digital instruments, AMA in San Martino in Rio, near Reggio Emilia, a manufacturer specializing in components for agricultural machinery, will take part in the SIMA show in Paris...
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The AR245 LFP and AR 275LFP: new Annovi Reverberi low maintenance pumps

Components manufacturer Annovi Reverberi is arriving for SIMA in Paris to present new products for operations in the weed control sector. The main focus will be on the low pressure pumps range in which the company based in Modena can...
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BCS hydrostatic mower a leading player at SIMA

“We are happy that our 660 HY WS PowerSafe hydrostatic mower was awarded a New Technologies prize in the prestigious EIMA International 2014 competition. The team work of all our company’s personnel was awarded and thanks to them the excellence...
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SIMA: everything new in the Berti range

As is usual, Berti Macchine Agricole will turn up for an important trade fair event, this time the SIMA Agricultural Business Show in Paris, with all that is new in the manufacturer’s ranges. To start with are the new versions...
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Agrimax Sirio, BKT tires for heavy duty operations

BKT is planning a stylish debut for their new Agrimax Sirio tires at the upcoming SIMA International Agri-Business Show in Paris. In two sizes, 710/70 R 38 and 540/65 R 38, the Agrimax Sirios are arriving to join the the...
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Edum S PROF: a new professional range for producers of high quality forage

The 2014 season, characterized in most of the European continent by a higher than average rainfall, put a strain on forage producers, who ran the serious risk of seeing their harvest compromised, and they performed well below their expectations. In...
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Centriplus, high technology for Comer Industries brakes

The use of wet disc brakes on differential axles for off-road self-propelled agricultural machinery for stops for service and parking has become a consolidated practice by now. This type of brake plant, however, features the dis advantage of high speed...
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Di Martino: low impact solutions for treatments

Upcoming news for the gardening sector, with Di Martino di Mussolente (Vicenza) presenting to the industry players at the Sima an innovative pressure regulator designed to equip the company's products intended for phytosanitary treatments. The device stems from the strategic...
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FreeLand, the Falc rotary plow making a debut

Falc in Faenza, near Ravenna, has been at work in the agricultural mechanization sector for more then fifty years and is now getting ready for the important SIMA appointment in Paris with two new soil preparation machines geared for the...
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ITPhotonics, electronic systems signed by Faresion

The ITPhotonics startup specializing in high technology in the sector of spectroscopic instruments for agriculture and industry is being launched on the market thanks to the collaboration between Faresin Industries and the University of Padua.
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Ferruzza's heavy duty: from trailers to balers

Officine Meccaniche Ferruzza has been a leading firm in the panorama of Italian farm machinery since the early days of the Italian economic miracle in the 1960s, the boom that catapulted the country among the world’ s top industrial countries.Founded...
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Irrimec, new generation technologies for irrigation

Pivots and linear irrigators, new generation self-propelled hosereels and pump units are among the prized production items of irrigation machines and equipment Irrimec, located in Calendasco, near Piacenza, are taking to Paris for the upcoming SIMA International Agricultural Business show...
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Performance and versatility with Kohler KDI 3404 engines

The Kohler KDI engines are moving on from their success at EIMA International to the SIMA  Agricultural Business Show in Paris for the presentation of the all new KDI 3404 (Kohler Direct Injection) diesel engines. These power plants are equipped...
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Maschio Gaspardo: wide range on display in Paris

The Veneto manufacturer is arriving in Paris with all their leading products. Coming up for preview showcasing are the Tsunami sprayer, the Primo fertilizer spreader and the Camilla and Katia hedge and verge mowers. Other models presented at EIMA International will also be in the front rank
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New Holland's "Best of Specialized" on show in Paris

With a weight of 2.2 tonnes and an ultra-slim body that can shrink to just 135 cm, the New Holland T3F series, already winner of Tractor of the Year 2015 for the specialist category, offers the operator considerable agility when manoeuvering in the tight spaces of rows and orchards
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Anti-clogging frame for the Selvatici 150.150 spading machine

Restyling under the hallmark of technological innovation is continuous for the Selvatici range preparing for the Paris SIMA event with the unveiling of the series 150.150 spading machines in renewed versions. The technical work performed on this line of machines...
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Walvoil, command and control systems for every operational need

At the SIMA in Paris, Walvoil, now part of the Interpump Group, presents the evolution of its command and control systems dedicated to harvesting machines, tractors and attachments, forestry machines, lifting and transport in agriculture. It starts with the BASE...

Year 2014 Number 10-11

October - November

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The "green Quadriportico" at EIMA International

The central area of Bologna's trade fair will be set up with natural settings, to host technical innovations and multifunctional machines. Large screens to follow the Web TV and live events. Among the new initiatives, the casting for a new reality show set in the rural world
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EIMA International: a full schedule for the Bologna outing

Numerous meetings will enliven the five days of the international agricultural mechanization exposition. Agencies, publishing houses and exhibiting industries are promoting gatherings and conferences on technical and policy issues of interest. More than one hundred appointments are on the calendar to confirm the Bologna review as not only a promotional and commercial event but also cultural
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EIMA M.i.A.: machinery for combating hydrogeological deterioration

The salon on multifunctional agriculture on stage in the Bologna trade fair center 12 to 16 November will draw a focus on technologies for land maintenance. FederUnacoma President Massimo Goldoni has affirmed that the market crisis for agricultural and earthmoving machinery has weakened Italy's capabilities for countering environmental phenomenon
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Natural grass football pitches: maintenance and machinery

Grass cover is subjected to deterioration caused by compaction by the feet of the players and insufficient natural light shut out by the height of the stadium stands as well as by thermal stress and a shortage of nutrition. There is a wide range of machinery and equipment for the optimum management of football pitches, for mowing and irrigation, defelting, sand top dressing, re-turfing and fertilization and plant treatment
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Bioenergy: policy agenda in Italy and in Europe

Europe is looking to the 2030 consolidation of the idea of a future economy increasingly attentive to environmental questions. The new objectives set by the European Council for the use of FER, energy efficiency and climate-altering gas emissions mark a further but slight acceleration towards a green economy. The worlds of research and industry are intensifying the dialogue for a change of pace for opening new horizons in the field of the bioeconomy. These are issues which will be given thorough treatment on the occasion of EIMA Energy
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Youth in farming, a combination to create

The farming business sector in Italy is suffering from great old age. Farmers of over the age of 65 account for 37% of the total compared to the 5% of less than 35 years of age. The rate of generational changeover on farming enterprises is sharply lower in Italy compared to the European average. However those managed by young farmers display substantially greater dynamics and capacities for innovation compared to the average for the country and this confirms the need for a policy of incentives, though this will not be easy
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"#AgriPerMe", the forum of the on-line agriculture

It is held in Bologna, as part of the International Exhibition of Agricultural Mechanization, the meeting on the relationship between the internet and agriculture. Organized by AgroNotizie and Macgest, the event provides a wide overview of the opportunities offered by the network to enterprises and farmers
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AGCO production hub in Breganze and new Fendt combine harvesters

A coating system among the most advanced in the world, consisting of 13 suspended lines, 14 tanks, 39 pumps, 10 ovens and a powder coating booth, capable of withstanding a tight pace of work (10 combines per day). A robotized...
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Drift Recovery 3000, a computerized sprayer

In the exhibition area at Eima International 2014, the tunnel-sprayers by Azienda Agricolmeccanica from Torviscosa (Udine) promise to catch the visitors' attention. Yet appreciated on both Italian and foreign markets for their “green technology” – thanks to a product recycling...
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Annovi Aldo: an innovative system for cereal storage

Energy saving and cost limitation, optimum conservation of the product without the need for chemical and sanitary treatment, and efficiency. These are the main strong points of the versatile cereal storage systems produced by Aldo Annovi which, after its official...
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Antonio Carraro: all the qualities of the new "Series T"

Basic and economical but also strong and reliable. These are the "Series T" isodiametric tractors, a range created with a simple design and basic fittings, but with all the reliability that has ever been a feature of Antonio Carraro isodiametric...
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BCS Sky Jump: the "concept" goes into production

The business from Milan has chosen Eima International for the launch of its latest innovation, a hybrid vineyard tractor, with rubber crawler-wheels. An upgrade is also arriving on other specialized and single-axle vehicles. For the maintenance of green areas, debut for the self-propelled Ma.Tra. 350
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Bertoni's T6, the eco-compatible sprayer

Awarded at Eima International with a technical recommendation, the T6 is a tunnel sprayer designed by Bertoni from Castel Bolognese (Ravenna) to make phytosanitary treatments of six rows and work in crops with an inter-row distance up to one meter....
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The Dual 12 Compact by Checchi & Magli, agile and efficient

The countdown has begun for Checchi & Magli to unveil their Dual 12 Compact transplanter in Bologna at the upcoming EIMA International. The most recent machine developed by the manufacturer in Budrio is based on the Dual 12 Gold semiautomatic...
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Cifarelli: hooving nuts, power and comfort

A user-friendly nut harvester that can become a backpack device when the terrain gets tough is the main novelty to be unveiled by Voghera-based Cifarelli at the 2014 EIMA industrial fair. The designers’ main aim with the Cifarelli V1200S was...
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Cima: integrated solutions for crop protection

The manufacturer in Montù Beccaria, near Pavia, will bring to center stage of its exhibition area not only the Rateo Variabile (VRT) pneumatic sprayer – tapped for a Technical Innovation honorable mention – but also the entire range of Cima’s...
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Clim Air 50 drayers: a clean cut in fuel costs

At the stand of Clim Air 50 - a company from Santa Giustina in Colle (Padua) that has been operating for more than 22 years in the hay drying machine and biomass heater sector - the focus is on the...
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CM: integrated solutions for moving

For CM in Lugo, near Ravenna, 2014 is an important date which marks the fortieth anniversary of the manufacturer and a year of great ferment and initiatives focused on the consolidation of their domestic and international markets. The new features...
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Soil preparation without plowing withj the full Dondi range

The Dondi range of agricultural machine is geared to soil preparation without plowing to reduce work time, cut fuel and maintenance costs and fully respect the environment. Leading the way in this field are the manufacturer’s combined subsoilers for working...
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Facma RM 210, a "green" mechanical harvester

  The ultimate development by the Facma of Vitorchiano (Viterbo) for the Bolognese fair is represented by the front-mounted harvester RM, a device combined with the Cimina self-propelled harvesters – with a blowing kit – manufactured by the business from...
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New quick abd versatile Faresin handlers

At EIMA International 2014 the spotlights will be focused on the continuously variable transmissions of Faresin Industries' VPS and VPSe telescopic handlers. Designed specifically for the agriculture-zootechnical sector, the Variable Power System (VPS), with its continuously variable transmission (from 0...
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Gallignani revising roundbaler lineup

The Gallignani brand in the Kverneland Group is unveiling three new roundbaler models at EIMA International. The first up for a preview is the GF 255 variable chamber equipped with 5/7 front rollers plus chain and rear bars designed for...
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Gramegna spading machines, great performance even

New machinery in the sector of soil preparation arriving from Gramegna – a manufacturer in Borni, near Pavia, specialized in spading machines, shredder mulchers and rotary hoes – preparing to unveil a new line of spading machines built for big...
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Fertilizer spreader by Gamberini, the quality of Plasticone

Gamberini is arriving in Bologna for EIMA International with a new double disc fertilizer spreader which brings together all the traditional strong points in the ranges built by the manufacturer in Funo di Argelato at work in the sector for...
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Productivity and safety with the John Deere 8000 Series forage harvesters

The American business launches the John Deere PowerTech PSX Stage IV engines, with longitudinal configuration, that provide better rear visibility, as well as increased security during the maneuvers. They are also appreciated for their low fuel consumption and the harvester's lower ride height
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Reduced size and power consumption for Kohler KDI engines

In view of the entry into force of the upcoming emission standards (TIER 4 final, above 19kW in the US; Stage IIIB, above 37kW in the EU) Kohler presents its new range of diesel engines, Kohler Direct Injection (with engine...
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Kverneland: high productivity with the new Optima HD precision drill

The V model is built with a hydraulic variable telescopic frame and a sturdy PTO hitch in tubular steel hitch with a rounded profile. The TF Profi precision drill features compatibility with various types of seeds to provide the options of convention operations or seeding on crop residues
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Stainless steel drawer frame for new Lamola digger-in

The new Lamola machine makes it possible to bury into the soil all types of fertilizer accurately, humid or dry, not suitable for volume distribution thanks to a stainless steel drawer frame. The stainless steel drawers are designed to deliver...
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Extension of the range and new design, new features for the Landini brand

The manufacturer from Emilia will be debuting three new compact models at this year's EIMA International to show its significantly expanded Series 4 range of vehicles. The spotlight will also be on the Series 6L, along with an updated version of the 5H Series
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New line of heavy disc harrows signed by MAAG

The EDVI 970 HD for Heavy Duty is the name the manufacturer MAAG in Casalbuttano, near Cremona, has given to the line of trailed disc harrows built for big farming operations requiring elevated power for demanding conditions in working great...
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Martignani: avant-garde technologies for pesticide plat treatments

Martignani is coming to EIMA International with a number of new products led by the new semi-mounted version 3P model Whirlwind M612 Duo-Wing-Jet – Hill electrostatic mist blower to flank the trolley version which captured a New Technology prize awarded...
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New Maschio Gaspardo models for productivity and safety

From a self-propelled digestate burier to a three-steering axle dumper, a geometric variable roundbaler and an on-furrow plow, these are some of the Padua group's candidates in their new ranges to take the spotlight on statge at EIMA International
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Massey Ferguson's global tractor range

A line of tractors designed both to guarantee reliability and performance in a wide range of uses and to adapt to the needs of farmers around the world. This is the new Massey Ferguson Global Series, offered in versions without...
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Greater efficiency with Matermacc "Twin Row" seed drills

Matermacc of San Vito a Tagliamento (Pordenone) will be presenting a trio of new products at Eima International 2014. They start with Twin Row seed drills, multi-purpose tools capable of a wide range of uses, thus considerably reducing the time...
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The brillant engines of the McCormick X6 Series

Technologically advanced, yet functional and user friendly, is how one might describe McCormick's new X6 Series and X6 VT-Drive mid-range tractors that replace the older X60 Series. The X6 Series comes in two models (X6.420 and X6.430), and is powered...
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Manure Spreader: all the range by Mutti Amos

Mutti Amos Macchine Agricole, specialized in the design and manufacture of round bale loaders, cutter distributors, tank trailers, dumpers, cutter mixers and manure spreaders for more than 75 years, is coming to EIMA International with a host of the strong...
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The big show of the New Holland range

From compact-tractors to combine-harvesters, from roto-threshers to remote control systems, New Holland offers to the visitors of the Bolognese event, many new models across the entire range and provides the market with increasingly efficient and productive working tools
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New entries from Nobili for plant treatment

Nobili is expanding its range of of products with three new entries for plant treatments. The first up for a debut are, in alphabetical order, mounted and trailed ANTIS sprayers equipped with new concept front blower and suction groups designed...
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Pezzolato, innovative technologies for chipped wood

The team from Envie (Cuneo), is present at the Eima International event with all its flagship products. The spotlight is first of all on the PTH All Road model, a self-propelled drum chipper, equipped with a crane for the loading...
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Renewals for the Same Deutz-Fahr brands

More than 130,000 Explorer open field tractors have been sold around the world since 1983 and Same is coming to EIMA International to introduce important new technologies for this winning range. Arriving for the Lamborghini brand is the launch of the tractor Spire and the 9 Series TTV for Deutz-Fahr
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Self-propelled chopper mixer wagons by Seko: showcasing the new Tuareg

A capacity of 24 m³, two vertical auger chopping-mixing augers, a Stage 3B 6-cylinder JCB engine turning out 175 Hp, output silage height at 5200 mm, a 612 mm wide loading conveyor and two wheel drive. These are the leading...
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Maxisoil 350: the "maxi" soil tiller signed by Seppi

At Eima International is on stage one of the most robust and marketed models of soil tillers and stone crushers. It is the MAXISOIL 350, developed by the business Seppi from Caldaro (Bolzano) for tractors between 300 and 500 Hp....
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Seed distribution on demand with the new Elektra kit

The Sfoggia Agriculture Division in Treviso is preparing to again turn the spotlight on the manufacturer’s precision vacuum planter equipped with a new electronic device, the Elektra which made its debut earlier. This important innovation joins the restyling of the...
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Tecnoagri: spotlight on the Easy series coupling system

Tecnoagri from Conselice (Ravenna) is a business operating in the market for over thirty years now in the manufacturing of components for agricultural and industrial machinery. Despite the fact that the company's core business is centred on the sector of...
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Valpadana's wide range of specialized tractors

Always focused on specialized farming, Valpadana will be present at EIMA International with a range of compact tractors for use in vineyards and orchards, for haymaking and greenhouse growing, and even maintenance in urban areas. Among the machines on display...
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Intelligent transmission for Valtra's new T Series

The historic Finnish brand is coming to EIMA International in grand style for the presentation of the new corporate identity, revised graphics and a pay-off slogan, Your Working Machine, as well as for unwrapping the new generation completely redesigned T...
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Comfort and ergonomics with Efco and Oleo-Mac garden tractors

Important new products are on the way from Emak of Bagnolo in Piano (Reggio Emilia), which has chosen the Bologna trade fair to launch on the Italian market the versatile garden tractors manufactured by Efco and Oleo-Mac, with a rear...
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GGP technologies for the maintenance of private lawns

Park Pro 740 IOX 4WD is the name of a ride on lawn mower marketed under the Stiga brand name in the Global Garden Products Group which has achieved great success. The robust and versatile mower is equipped with a...
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Bioshredders by Negri, reliable and safe

Two new bioshredders, the R95 and the R130 models, and the XL Series of log splitters are the chief products the Mantua manufacturer Negri S.r.l. is presenting at the upcoming EIMA International. The R95 bioshredder is a model designed  for...
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New Sicma systems for shredding, chipping and pellet mills

The Abruzzo manufacturer is arriving to EIMA International with a trio of new products opening with the PTO 80 pellet mill, a sturdy but lightweight machine built for the production of pellets from vegetable cultivations and agricultural and industrial residues....
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"Assisted" olive harvesting

Summary: Between traditional hand-picking methods on the one hand and modern powered machinery on the other, there is a type of mechanical device for olive harvesting that can be considered "intermediate". These are harvesting tools, and are particularly widespread in Italy because they are suited to the special needs of our olive growing sector
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Self-propelled sprayers for herbaceous crops

Self-propelled sprayers are machines especially adapted for extensive croplands and are show interesting prospects for development also in Italy where manufacturers have come out with models well suited for various operational requirements to join those produced by major multinationals
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Eurocardan, protecting universal joint users

Eurocardan, the engineering firm whose universal joint protection technology has won recognition as a Technical Novelty 2014 at this year’s edition of the EIMA industrial fair, is giving a sneak preview of the system at the fair. Based at Atessa...

Year 2014 Number 7-9

July - September

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EIMA International exhibition area over the top

The world agricultural mechanization exposition has been extended to an area of 150,000 m² net and 300,000 m² overall committed for the 1,755 industries already signed up and more than 70 on the waiting list. Also the number of foreign exhibitors has climbed to 570 to exceed the record reported for the most recent edition
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EIMA International: boom for components

The number of exhibitors set to arrive for EIMA Components, the specialized salon within the great agricultural mechanization exposition in Bologna, is approaching 800. Manufacturers from all parts of the world are preparing for the event to put on offer increasingly efficient technologies capable of applying decisive innovations for machinery and equipment for farming and rural lands
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Garden machinery: Italian market growing

Sales rose 9.2% in the first half of 2014 and the estimate for the full year points to a balance sheet in the black with a 4.3% gain. The EIMA Green Salon scheduled for November in the setting of EIMA International in Bologna will come as an occasion for monitoring machinery and equipment demand on the world markets
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Floriculture: the new entry for EIMA International

The upcoming edition of the international agricultural mechanization exposition will bring in a section dedicated to flower and ornamental plant producers and systems for the creation and maintenance of green areas. The arrival of floriculture, which counts more than 20,000 specialized companies in Italy, will help complete the merchandise offer of the sector.
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EIMA Energy: technologies and policies for agricultural biomass

The review focused on the use of vegetable raw materials for the generation of energy, organized as a part of EIMA International in Bologna, takes on special importance in light of the national plan for the bioenergy sector launched in August by the Italian government. Exhibitions, demonstration trials and conferences for promoting the production chains in the sector and developing cooperation with other countries

Year 2014 Number 5-6

May - June

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Agricultural mechanics: components prevail in the district of Turin

Always polarized on automotive industry, the province of Turin in Piedmont is one that, after Cuneo, can boast the highest specialization in the field of agricultural machinery with a high prevalence of the components. The focus is on businesses in the agro-energy sector
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Diagnostic system innovations by Actia Italia

The Italian division of the French Actia Group has pursued work in a technical-commercial partnership with Fiat Group Automobiles. Thanks to the great autonomy of for their operations, Actia Italian has been able to consolidate activities on the Italian market through collaboration with others, including Case New Holland and Argo Tractors
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Tecnomeccanica srl: innovation and safety

The Turin company has risen to the fore in the Turin industrial district through the manufacturer's application of innovative to production. Tecnomeccanica machinery is known for reliability and durability and especially for great attention to the safety of the operator

Year 2014 Number 3 - 4

March - April

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Pavia, a district with traction from agriculture

Recent years of hardship for the Pavia industries has led to a strengthening of the tertiary sector in the economy of the province. Growth in agriculture has been led by rice crops and the production of fine wines. In this setting agricultural mechanization manufacturers have been playing a key role though their sales are more substantial on foreign markets
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Bosco: advanced technologies for olive harvesting

The Pavia manufacturer, one of the first to enter the the sector of machinery for olive harvesting, has built on the success of these applications to consolidate the company's standing on the market and diversify in the segment of self-propelled machines
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Cifarelli: certified quality for international markets

Raffaele Cifarelli formed his company in Voghera in 1967 and became a vital part of the district's industrial fabric by specializing in research and innovation. The manufacturer's strong points are their technologies and what is described as "the total cost of ownership"
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Fratelli Ambeni: Craftsmen mechanics of high quality

The company headquartered in Pavia, specializing in groundskeeping machinery, has remained loyal to the Ambeni Brothers' tradition of avoiding the big numbers in favor of building strongly customized products to the highest standards of quality
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VMA, new generation technologies for plant treatment

VMA, specializing in low volume sprayers, dusters and weeding units can claim fifty years experience in the sector of machinery for plant treatment machinery. The manufacturer's winning cards is their implementation of technologies and the reliability of their products

Year 2014 Number 1

January

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Fieragricola 2014: agri-appointment in Verona

The Verona Exhibition Centre will host the February 2014 edition of the biennial Fieragricola. Space to technological innovations for agriculture and mechanization, but also to meetings aimed at analyzing the problems of the primary sector
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Landini 6 and 7 Series: new for the Italian market

Landini has chosen Fieragricola 2014 for the official launch on the Italian market of new tractors unwrapped on the international scene last year at the Simain Paris and Agritechnica in Hanover, the new 6 and 7 Series, which confirm Landini's...
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Drift Recovery: eco-sustainable mist-sprayers from Agricolmeccanica

Respect for the environment, assurance of full conformity with regulations on polluting emissions, lowing the cost of operations by reducing the quantity of the plant treatment product, high quality operation thanks to fan regulation and option to spray in the...
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Atom 3500: top performance on rugged terrain

The new entry for the Andreoli Engineering sprayer range is a self-propelled unit, the Atom 3500 model designed by the manufacturer in Modena to the scale of big farming enterprises. The distinguishing features of the machine range from the enormous...
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Efficient and fast storage system from Annovi Aldo

New from Annovi Aldo for Fieragricola is a high yield system for the storage of grain devised by the company in Corlo di Formigine for the purpose of guaranteeing great speed at 2.2 tons per hour in the transfer of...
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New product from Bargam bound for the Verona trade fair

Bargam is coming to Fieragricola 2014 with a new model of a sprayer bearing unique power and flexibility provided by the mechanical dropped axle combined with a variable wheelbase created and patented by Bargam, the really new features of the...
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Fieragricola: focus on BCS isodiametrics

The BCS Group is preparing to arrive at the Verona trade fair with a line-up of the manufacturer's most prized products in the ranges of the group's three trademarks, BCS, Ferrari and Pasquali. Making its debut in Italy will be...
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Embankment mulchers built by Berti, productive and safe

Berti is arriving at the Verona exposition for the introduction of the manufacturer's line of embankment mulchers, the TA, TA/S, TA/P and TA/PS models. The TA/P and TA/PS mulchers have already been welcomed on the market for their robust frames...
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The Arcobaleno: an even more innovative sprayer

Bertoni is coming to the Verona exposition to showcase their Arcobaleno sprayer, a semi-mounted machine especially designed for operations in hilly single-row vineyards and equipped with pivoting wheels for travel on roads and work on purpose-built slides for spraying between...
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The new rotary tiller from Breviglieri

The Teknofold 450 is Breviglieri's new folding rotary tiller range coming up for presentation at Fieragricola by the Nogara company, near Verona, manufacturing high performance machinery for soil preparation for the past sixty years. The Teknofold 450 range groups four...
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Efficiency and operational flexibility with the new Striker by Caffini

The Striker is a new line of self-propelled boom sprayers from the manufacturer Caffini in Palù, near Verona, coming up for presentation at Fieragricola. The two models are equipped with 3,000 and 4,000 liter tanks and HBL and HBB hydraulic...
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Carlotti, great specialization in potato harvesting

Carlotti in Bologna will take the stage at Fieragricola with their potato diggers and potato harvesting machines with the outstanding KMC range of potato diggers up front. The lightweight and robust KMC diggers in the 650 single-row and the double-row...
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High-tech suspensions for new Caron off-road vehicles

Technological innovation is at home in the Fieragricola exhibition area taken over by Caron in Pianezza where the manufacturer is launching a new series of off-road vehicles, the CTS and CTA with power at up to 110 HP and...
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Mach 2, a rubber track tractor for operations on the steepest slopes

Fieragricola will host Antonio Carraro arriving to present a model built to extend the manufacturer's range of articulated reversible quadtrac tractors equipped with rubber tracks ideal for coping with the most demanding, muddy and slippery terrain. In these operating conditions...
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ClimAir50: technologies applied to cereals and forage dryers

With the arrival of the THB model ClimAir50 has extended their range of hot air woodchip heat generators for drying loose hay and cereals to exceed the megawatts of thermal power generated. The solution the company in San Giustina in...
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Visibility and safety provided by the CM forklift

The new year is certain to be of great importance for CM marking forty years of activity as a manufacturer of forklifts, tippers and buckets, a year of turmoil and initiatives focused on strengthening national and international markets. The first...
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New Faresin models coming up in Verona

New motorization for mixer wagons and the new VPS and VPSe telehandler models will lead the way in the Faresin Industries stand at Fieragricola 2014. Planned for the foreground is the Ecomode version of the Leader mixer wagons in models...
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Specialties from Fendt: the Vario 200 V/F/P Series

Fendt 200 Vario Series tractors are making a stopover in Verona for presentation at Fieragricola of three versions from the German manufacturer's stable, the narrow V with minimum width of 1.07 meters for tight vineyard rows, the intermediate F...
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High technology for FPAevolution transplanters

Ferrari Costruzioni Meccaniche's most recent arrival is the FPAevolution transplanter, a machine based on a vertical rotation cup system suitable for planting sods with different shapes and dimensions of up to 8 cm per side on bare soil and, especially,...
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Drop Save, the sprayer for product recovery from Ideal

Sprayers which recover plant treatment products are taking on ever greater importance on the market because they provide savings of product distributed of up to 50%. Since 2013, Ideal has meeting these requirements with their Drop Save nebulizer equipped with...
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John Deere round baler for big, medium and small spreads

On the eve of Fieragricola John Deere reported the launch of two new fixed chamber balers F440E and F450E built to extend the U.S. manufacturer's 400 series, a wide baler range developed for meeting the requirements of small and...
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M6060 and M7060: Kubota tractors with respect for the environment

The restyled Kubota M6060 and M7060 tractors following rigorous redesigning by the Japanese manufacture are turning up at Fieragricola with a host of new features, beginning with their engines. For these models, Kubota is unwrapping the Common Rail system...
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Lamola's new lift, sturdy and high performance

Lamola Costruzioni Meccaniche is looking ahead to the Verona review for the launch of their new adjustable front lift. A technical communique issued by the manufacturer in Torremaggiore, near Foggia, said the great advantage of the new lift is...
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Cultirapid EVO, built specifically for minimum tilling

MA/AG is arriving in Verona with an interesting new product called the Cultirapid EVO  designed for working the soil and preparing seed beds according to the tenets of conservation agriculture and built for sod seeding with the minimum tilling...
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Martignani's new mist-blower named the Duo-Wing-Jet

Reducing the dispersal of chemical substances to a minimum during plant treatment operations is the objective Martignani in Ravenna set out to achieve in the manufacturer's development of  M-612 Duo – Wing – Jet pneumatic electrostatic mist-blower for the...
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Fruit harvesters: a complete range from N.Blosi

An ample range of self-propelled and towed fruit harvesters built by N.Blosi in Ravenna and other best sellers, including single platform and elevated two platform versions, will be featured at Fieragricola. The manufacturer's flagship line is the Zip with two...
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Lelio plows: a new range from Maschio-Gaspardo

Within days of the acquisition of the Cremona company Feraboli and thanks to this move, the Maschio-Gaspardo-Unigreen has completed its range of haymaking machines to achieve a full line-up ahead of the Fieragricola appointment in Verona where the Padua-based...
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Negri's solutions for the treatment of vegetable residues

The Negri ranges of bioshredders and chippers will be in the foreground at Fieragricola led off by the P70E chipper model built by the manufacturer in Campitello, near Mantua, for chipping vegetable materials for the production of pellets. The...
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New Auto Command™ transmission for the New Holland T8 Series

New Holland is bringing for public viewing in Verona a new version of their T8 tractor series featuring the introduction of the Auto Command™ Continuously Variable Transmission (CTV) designed especially for the characteristics of this high range tractor. The proportional...
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Quality harvesting with Optimum carrier signed by Pellenc

The Optimum is a multifunctional carrier for viticulture harvesting developed by Pellenc for the purpose of providing quality harvests, top performance and a remarkable yield from operations. Designed for maintenance work in vineyards as well as harvesting, the Optimum...
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Peruzzo: ecological mills from Universal series

The Peruzzo stand at Fieragricola will spotlight a pair of the best selling lines built by the Curtarolo manufacturer, near Padua, the two Universal Hammer Mill series 700 and 1000. The technology designed for these models is aimed at boosting...
Special

Two Pezzolato plants for processing fire wood

Two systems for processing firewood built by the manufacturer Pezzolato are on their way to the Verona exposition. The first is the Tl 1000 Professional designed for handling bundles of wood of various lengths and diameters. Using this machine...
Special

Zephir, the sprayer which does not disperse the product

Ricosma is coming to Fieragricola with the manufacturer's new Zephir sprayer with recovery screens designed to meet the needs of farmers requiring a machine with a low impact on the environment, high performance plant treatment and the minimum dispersion of...
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Electronically controlled cab: the new concept from Sgariboldi

The prototype cab coming up for a preview at Fieragricola ahead of the final version built by Sgariboldi may well set a new standard of reference for the  manufacturer in Codogno, in the Lombardy Region, specializing in cutter-mixer wagons....
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Elektra, the high tech vacuum planter by Sfoggia

Sfoggia in Montebelluna, near Treviso, a manufacturer specializing in planters and seed drills, is keeping its appointment at Fieragricola with the presentation of the Elektra, a precision vacuum planter equipped with a new electronic device, a touch screen control for...
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Rotary tillers for technology, the Raider and Caiman, from Valentini

The technical characteristics of the Raider and Caiman rotary tillers built by Valentini, up for presentation at Fieragricola, are single speed at 1000 rpm, lateral universal joints with clutch discs, two geared lateral transmissions, hydraulic opening and folding with four...
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Shredder MU2 by Vigolo

The MU2 shredder built by Vigolo in Alonte, near Vicenza, was designed for cutting up vine branches, grassy residues and other small to medium plants and is suitable for small  to medium size agricultural enterprises as well as big farming...

Year 2013 Number 12

december

Special

EIMA Agrimach: advanced technologies for the Indian market

The international review sponsored by Ficci and FederUnacoma comes to New Delhi for a run from 5 to 7 December as the most important agricultural mechanization showcase for the subcontinent and neighboring countries. The major manufacturers are taking part in the event growing in exposition area and number of exhibitors arriving. Italian companies in the front rank plus special interest in the schedule of conferences on agronomic, technical and political and economic issues
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Agriculture, a strategic sector for the Indian economy

The weight of the primary sector in the formation of GDP is in decline due to the steady growth of the industrial and services sectors. Within these dynamics, typical of a country experiences strong economic development, agriculture is not loosing importance but is increasing productivity. Dependence on climatic and weather factors and the fragmentation of land ownership are the persistent critical components in the agricultural system which is, however, differentiated according to region and reasoning
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India, a fertile market

The dissemination of mechanical equipment is considered by the Indian government and by the administration of single states as a fundamental element for the development of agriculture. The market, already the largest for tractors, is now geared to growing in quality and a trend towards more powerful tractors
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Diaphragm Pumps: Annovi Reverberi debuting in India

EIMA Agrimach will have the spotlights on the products of Annovi Reverberi, set to take part in the New Delhi exhibition for the first time. The Modena manufacturer of pumps is preparing to take to India the company's historic AR30...
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Arag, cutting-edge technology for plant treatment

Arag in Rubiera, near Reggio Emilia, will unwrap two new computers for precision farming at the Eima Agrimach. The Delta 80 is a new generation model which marks a turning point compared to ARAG's Bravo series in featuring great connectivity...
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Braglia, components for tailored Indian agriculture

Braglia in Reggio Emilia is heading to Eima Agrimach for the launch of their range of sprayer nozzle holders available in various versions which all share holders in brass, seals in PVC and NBR or FPM and components in stainless...
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Idromeccanica Bertolini in New Delhi with a complete range of pumps

Idromeccanica Bertolini headquartered in Reggio Emilia, founded back in 1918, is arriving at Eima Agrimach with selections from their range of diaphragm pumps built for the agricultural operations of plant treatment and fertilization, spraying and weeding. In the low pressure...
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Selvatici's solutions for Italian farmers

Selvatici in Bologna will take the stage at Eima Agrimach for the presentation of their flagship 1105 model spading machine in the 150.75 Series. This robust and compact machine is equipped with five spades and works on a width of...
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Reliability and high performance with the new RD tiller from Sicma

The latest arrival from the manufacturer Sicma is the RD tiller, a model produced in the Italian company's plant in India and now scheduled for debut at the Eima Agrimach in New Delhi. The tiller, designed and developed by the...

Year 2013 Number 10-11

october/november

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Machinery and equipment are the main characters at Agritechnica 2013

Great numbers in Hannover for the 2013 edition of Agritechnica, the German trade fair devoted to agricultural mechanization, with 2,700 enterprises representing 50 countries. Italian manufacturers and FederUnacoma will attend the exhibition to highlight the contribution of Made in Italy in product groups, quality of production and in development of the agro-mechanical sector on both European and global levels
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Hanover awards finest innovations

Agritechnica is awarding 4 gold medals and 33 silvers to the most innovative products and systems in the field of agricultural mechanics entered in the competition for the 2013 edition. Outstanding among the prize winning innovations is the Hybrid built by Merlo, a successful combination of energy savings, eco-compatibility and flexibility in operations
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High-Performance Harrows: Alpego's DmaX and RM

A recognised international name in tilling and related operations, Alpego from Gambellara near Vicenza in northern Italy is using Agritechnica 2013 for the debut of two new harrows.The DmaX is designed for professionals and is derived from the efficient and...
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Heavy duty snow tiller from Annovi Aldo

As we approach winter it's time to take a look at the new products in the Annovi Aldo range of implements dedicated to winter road clearing applications. At Agritechnica 2013 the Modena-based company will be presenting its new A70 snow...
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Argo Tractors: three trademarks up for showcasing in Hanover

The new range of Argo Group tractors will be leading players at the Agritechnica 2013, the international exhibition set for November 12 to 16 in Hanover. Coming up in the trade fair pavilion 7 is the Landini Series 4 built...
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BCS: company's first hydraulic mower At Agritechnica

A great novelty debuting for BSC, the Italian maker of mowers and the like from Abbiategrasso near Milan, is the company's first hydraulically powered mower, the 660 WS HY.With a front power takeout for frontally mounted tools, the operator can...
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New versatile and efficient road sweepers from Bellon Mit

Extended production range for the Padua based Bellon Mit. The Veneto company has chosen the Hanover exhibition to present its extended offering of road sweepers. The first machines to make their debut are the two front tractor-mounted models – TSPS...
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BKT: Expanded Specialist Tyre Range at Agritechnica

BKT, one of the world's leading makers of off-highway tyres, is offering substantial new additions to its already extensive catalogue of specialist tyres at Agritechnica 2013 in Hannover.The Indian multinational is expanding its range for high-power tractors boasting over 250...
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Cosmeco's Axel Vertical ditcher debuts at Agritechnica

Axel is the name that Cosmeco, the Mantua-based maker of ditching and horticultural equipment, has given to its new family of vertical ditchers to be unveiled at Agritechnica 2013.The special single-wheel ditchers have been developed for the creation of ditches...
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Di Raimondo: stone collection made easy

Safety, reliability, low maintenance costs and low fuel consumption are among the strong points of the towed SP stone picker brought to Agritechnica 2013 by Sicily's Ragusa-based farm machine company, Di Raimondo.The machine's dragging method is designed to optimise the...
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Dondi: whole gamut tillage, and more

Whatever your problem in tillage, working the soil or many other tasks, it's worth wondering what the Umbrian company Dondi has to offer.The company's products for farmers range from sub-soilers to multi-tine cultivators, minimum tillage chisels and a new cultivator...
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PT-175, FAE's new prime mover

Italy's FAE Group created its PrimeTech brand in 2005 to build on twenty years of experience in producing cutting-edge mulchers to produce prime movers to handle a range of tasks in forestry, soil stabilization and even deep soil conversion.For Agritecnica...
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FALC Fast, the fast lane to baling

Designing a machine to chop up forage and line it up for a baler is easier said than done, as the R&D staff at Faenza-based FALC can testify.Working at the FALC factory not so far from Ravenna, they are used...
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New engines for Faresin self-propelled mixer wagons and telescopic handlers

The Veneto manufacturer is beginning to mount Tier 4 and Stage III B engines on their self-propelled Leader Eco Mode and FH Series Compact handlers. Improvements also applied to standard equipment drivers seat to ensure comfort and sound ergonomics
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Fendt wins silver for hydraulic coupling

Fendt won yet another Agritechnica innovation award at the 2013 edition, this time for its new flat-sealing hydraulic coupling system. The system got the silver medal in the innovation competition sponsored by DLG, Deustche Landwirtsgesellschaft.Fendt's man in charge of hydraulic development,...
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Design and innovation for Goldoni's Transcar range

Goldoni, headquartered in Migliarina di Carpi in the province of Modena, is continuing the process of technical and stylistic evolution of its machines. At Agritechnica, the company will be showing its Transcar range of tractors with load bed (40, 60...
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Irrigation with Irrimec: the MDT8/2

The countdown is on for Irrimec's new self-propelled irrigation unit to be unveiled at Hanover's Agritechnica 2013 fair: a larger version of the MDT8 called the MDT8/2, for use on large surface areas with a high-resistance double rack and pinion...
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John Deere: new features also in the small and medium-size segments

For 2014 John Deere updates its range of tractors with models for small and medium-sized farms and specialised concerns, without neglecting innovations in the higher power range. All the series are characterised by their high level of technology, fuel economy and safety
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IsoMatch InDemo, a "simulator" for Kverneland implements

Among the many new products that the Norwegian company Kverneland is exhibiting in Hanover a centre stage role must be reserved for IsoMatch InDemo, a high-tech device recognised by the Agritechnica 2013 panel of judges with a silver medal. IsoMatch...
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Kohler-Lombardini, JCB: close encounter of a new kind

The innovative new KDI engine brought into production this year by Reggio Emilia-based Kohler-Lombardini will lie at the heart of a whole range of products from the UK's JCB, the leading maker of equipment for earth-moving and related activities.At the...
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Burying Sewage: MA/AG's IDL for Performance

Sewage has long been seen as a basic source of fertiliser thanks to the nitrogen it contains. If treated properly, it contains all the sustenance crops need.But, as shown by research quoted by MA/AG, a leading light in agricultural technology...
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Leaf Vegetables: Ortomec's Leaf Choice Aid

Leaf vegetable selection, whether spinach, lettuce or leafy herbs such as basil, is a major headache for market gardeners when preparing their produce for market, but they have now received a helping hand from Ortomec, a company known for its...
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ROC: Delicate Handling for Quality Forage

The quest for improved forage quality takes another step ahead at Agritechnica 2013 with the new belt-based windrowers developed by ROC, a leading company in this field from the hinterland near Rimini.Traditional machines use combs or star wheels to drag...
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Hole Digging and More With Selvatici

Bologna-based Selvatici has a series of best-selling products including digging machines and aerators, but the chief focus at Agritechnica 2013 is expected to be the new Series 80 post hole driller with a 50 cm vineyard augur.The articulated device can...
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The Starsoil tiller-mulcher on the stage in Germany

Starsoil is the name of Seppi's new multifunctional tiller-mulcher, to be unveiled at the Agritechnica exhibition in Germany. Suitable for use with tractors up to 250 HP, Starsoil can crush stones of up to 30 cm in diameter, shred stalks...
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Debuts Galore: Tonutti-Wolagri at Agritecnica

The Friuli-based company has been hard at work on innovation to prepare the new models of side delivery rakes, tedder/swather combines, round balers and bale wrappers on show at the Hannover fair
HAPE 4 - 7 giugno 2019 Poznan (Polonia)
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AGRO KIEV 4 - 7 giugno 2019 Kiev (Ucraina)
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BAUMA CTT MOSCOW 4 - 7 giugno 2019 Crocus Expo Mosca (Russia)
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BELAGRO 4 - 9 giugno 2019 Minsk (Bielorussia)
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SIMA ASEAN 5 - 7 giugno 2019 Bangkok (Thailandia)
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AUTOMECHANIKA DUBAI 10 - 12 giugno 2019 Dubai (Emirati Arabi)
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AGROEXPO UZBEKISTAN 10 - 12 giugno Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
ADMA AGRISHOW 13 - 15 giugno 2019 Borrowdale Race Course Harare (Zimbabwe)
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FIELDAYS 12 - 15 giugno 2019 Hamilton (Nuova Zelanda)
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AGRITEC AFRICA 19 - 21 giugno 2019 Kenyatta International Conference Center, Nairobi (KENYA)